Did you read the title of this post? Consider yourself warned. And thank you, Lisa Mantchev, for tweeting the clip yesterday that inspired the madness. EYES LIKE STARS...she wrote it, you should read it. Especially if you like cupcakes. Or fairies. Or cupcakes AND fairies. Or blue hair. Or Shakespeare. Really? Just read it.
On with the show.
Watch this, and replace the words "The Machine" with "The Revisions."
Watch this and know this is what it feels like when you've rewritten a scene thirty-four times and still...haven't...gotten...it...right.
WARNING! ADULT SUBJECT MATTER! I always get in trouble for being inappropriate, so if you have a straight-laced sense of humor, please don't watch. If your sense of humor is as completely wrong as mine, please do.
This MUST BE how it feels when you finally nail the scene.
(There's probably a better choice of words there, but my good word choice skills are all used up.)
And why didn't she win an Oscar?
PS - I came THIS CLOSE to posting this over at the Young Adult Books Central blog instead of on my personal blog. I'm still sweaty.