If you make something, you want it to be perfect, right? That goes for writing, painting, cooking, and just about anything you can apply yourself to. The thing is, if you look closer, it turns out it’s a trap!
I was discussing Altered Carbon Season 2 with my wife the other day, and we both agreed it isn’t very good. It has the same problem as Game of Thrones does, a show I stopped watching early on and a book series I don’t know if I want to finish even if George RR Martin ever does.
I’ve been revisiting my last novel recently, after receiving feedback from a beta reader about pacing. Pacing is one of those things that are hard to get right, and harder to give tips on. But here’s my two cents worth.