Currently reading - Heaven's Spite by Lilith Saintcrow
I'm in the process of making the last pass through a manuscript before releasing it into the wild. Yes, experience draws the line around how each of us perceives a particular word or phrase. Yes, I have a tendency to put at least one little homage to one of my artistic influences in each of my manuscripts.
But there are times though when it's a toss-up of questioning my sanity or a particular crit partner's.
Heroine: I could have ripped your limbs off.
Hero: You wouldn't hurt me. Besides, you're not hairy enough for a Wookie.
Crit Partner: Huh?
Where's my crickets when I need 'em?