Encouragement Pages: 06/03/2019-Murder Your Darlings

I know that sounds harsh.

But the Master himself said that. Yes, Stephen King. What that means is this: don’t fall into the honey trap of the subplot. Keep the reader focused. Keep the map. Keep them engaged and keep them on Yellow Brick Road.

You have a story to keep. Tell the story.

Make the subplot a stand alone story. Don’t frustrate your purpose and main plot by chasing the written White Rabbit.

With Love & Ink,

JBHarris

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