Finding Beauty in the Muck

The INTERN posts a brilliant reminder that we must not lose our creative joy while we are engaged in the tough work of revision. Just what I needed on this Friday. It is so easy to strangle the muse by forgetting that it's about creating. Yes, there's a ton of work. Words to cut, polish, and shine. But at the end, it's art.


  1. So, so true. I find that if I'm not in the right mind set during the editing/revising phases, it's best for me to step away - here is where we can make or break the novel. Happy revising to you!