Dun, dun, dunnnnnnn! And now for the Top 10 writing-related words that begin with D.
01. DARLINGS (KILL YOUR)
No, this isn’t a vicious murder plot whispered into Peter Pan’s ear by Tinker Bell. It’s where you agonise about deleting things from your manuscript that you love (but then go on to save everything in a file titled ‘USE THIS SOMEWHERE ELSE MAYBE???’).
No, this isn’t a vicious murder plot where the movie A Chorus Line becomes a horror film. It’s something to sweat over when you tell yourself you love having a time limit to work towards and then panic-write up until the due date.
No, this isn’t a vicious… Okay, that’s enough dedication to that joke. But this can also be a nice note where you dedicate your book to someone special, or you just give your readers some really solid inspiration: