I think know I need to cut some stuff out of my WIP. The problem is–if I do, it will slash my word count by at least 2,000 words. The question is: since this is my first draft, do I leave the stuff in (just to keep that word count) and remove it in revisions, or cut it now, thus causing me to make up those words?

Decisions, decisions.

Edited April 4, about 7:30pm

I did the cuts and they weren’t nearly as tragic as I thought. I only lost about 700 words, not the 2,000 I’d anticipated. YAY. :)

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