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Cryogenically Freeze Your Darlings — Why a Writer Should Never Delete Their Work

Photo by Jacqueline Kelly on Unsplash

We’ve all done it. We’ve excised a scene. We’ve started an entire book over after chapter five because it just wasn’t working. We’ve second guessed our endings.

So, I’m here to tell you why, when you want to kill a darling, you should put them in the cryogenic freezer instead.

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