Posted on 02/16/2022 at 02:27 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Longtime editor Dave King has a beautiful way of looking at strategic cutting in your fiction.

Rather than thinking of it as killing your babies, think of it as a sculptor working on a hunk of marble — what remains after the tools are put down will be even more beautiful.

So where do you begin, once you're ready with that chisel?

King identifies certain areas of writing where you can cut in a post for Writer Unboxed.

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