“Murder Your Darlings”

“Whenever you feel an impulse to perpetrate a piece of exceptionally fine writing, obey it—whole-heartedly—and delete it before sending your manuscript to press. Murder your darlings.”
~ Sir Author Quiller-Couch: On Style

But first, pose your cat with A.E. Waite and a Gideon’s Bible and take a picture of it. They’re not the darlings your editor asks you to murder. But they comfort you before you go to the computer and click command:x.

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Procrastination.

Sigh.

I really owe you guys a real blog.

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