"Brooke! I know, I know, there are days that become weeks when the muse has absconded, without leaving a forwarding address; the train has left the station and you aren’t on it; the transformer has blown and there’s a major power…"
Oh, I get you. I just wanted to put in a word for close reading and slow writing! I'm happy to kill my darlings (or at least put them in a scrap file for another day) when I think I'm being too discursive and forgetting…"
I agree that there is a beauty to "slow" writing, and franky no-one ever accuses me of too much action in my writing. I am on the slow side. However, I find my readers/editors want a clear story arc. Even if slow paced. And that is…"