Not only am I in love with the new Twilight: Eclipse soundtrack, but the title of this song fits all to well with this stage of my writing journey.
Under the strong suggestion of my editor, I’ve decided to whack my 116,000 Word MS down to a nice, nonthreatening, 100K. *I know my fellow writers are gasping at the knot growing in your stomach* I had the same reaction at first, but I think I’ve found a painless way to go about it.
40WPP (40 Words, or roughly 2 sentences per page)
I’ll also be evaluating dialogue where I know I’ve gotten carried away. Once the characters get to talking, who am I to shut them up?