Why It’s Important to Kill Your Darlings

The best books are the ones where well-loved characters die. Ah! I know, I know! Unpopular opinion alert!  I’ve read so many reviews where readers vow to defenestrate anyone who dares harm their precious cinnamon rolls… and I hear you.  It’s heartbreaking when a character you love dies.  But the best books kill their darlings. As a reader, it’s fantastic to be surprised when you’re reading.  It can be painful sometimes, but there’s nothing like being so angry you want to throw your book at a wall… but so glued to the story that you can’t put it down.  One … Continue reading Why It’s Important to Kill Your Darlings