I’m doing a sixth rewrite/edit on my manuscript (never let anybody tell you writing comes easy) and so far I’ve cut 5,600 words. This would seem pretty good, except I’m aiming to cut at least 25,000 words in total. Meaning, almost halfway through the manuscript, I’ve only cut a fifth of what I need to. […]

via Kill Your Darlings (Editing Woes) — Amelia Mackenzie