900 more words on "Mortal Clay, Metal Heart." Must wrap this up in <2.5K with 2 scenes+3 bridges to go. Urg. Write first, cut later.
Absolutely, yep. Y'know, I've heard some writers say that editing and rewriting is the hardest part of the creation process, but I always find revision and editing to be so much easier by comparison than the new-words-on-the-page part.