Sorry about the blog silence Monday. Time seems to be getting away from me lately.
Last Friday I wrote a scene that introduced a new character. It was a good scene, full of tension and suspense. I loved it at the time.
But then I realized that this character will change the course of the story and now I'm not sure I want him to do that.
I'm going to have to give him the ax. It's a shame, but he just doesn't fit with my vision for the book. Now I just have to build up the courage to cut and try again.
Do you ever get to a place in your manuscript when you have to make a decision that could drastically change the rest of the story? What do you do?
How Karen Will Get Her Groove Back - Oh, where to start. First and most importantly, I am truly sorry for disappearing for a year. Truly and deeply. That's mainly an apology to my readers, but...
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