Take a Moment to Appreciate Your Work Before You Tear It Down Again

Editing Breaks Will Make You a Stronger Writer

A note to myself

After I got comments on my last back from my editor, I wanted to toss my manuscript into the trash. She proposed to chop out whole stories that I’d spent months tweaking, and thought I needed to flesh out a whole new section that I’d been avoiding, and had hoped she wouldn’t miss. My manuscript, which…