Turning Off the Internal Editor

One thing that helps me (and trust me, my internal editor SCREAMS with a vengence) is that whenever he screams, I'll put a note in the draft that says something like: "Yeah, yeah, the protagonist won't say something like that... fix in next draft" -- it helps me achieve the following:

1) move on!!!!!
2) acknowledge Mr. Editor so he doesn't get all pissy
3) remind myself what to change and where
4) allow the writer in me make the changes as I move on (plot shifts, new character development, etc.)


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