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Writers, be brave!

Posted by Yvonne Barlow on Tuesday, June 2, 2015,
"Kill your darlings, kill your darlings, even when it kills your egocentric little scribbler's heart, kill your darlings."
Stephen King.

A dramatic quote from someone who really knows how to tell a story.
Many manuscripts land in our in box and, sometimes, I want to send the writer this quote from Stephen King. We know that writers grow close to the characters they create, and their instinct is to protect their creation. But...the characters are there to make the reader's heart race with anticip...
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