Sometimes being the author is hard.
Me: I hate that I’m making my characters constantly traveling back and forth over the same long stretch of land in this outline, it seems like it’ll throw the pacing off…
Me, to me: You do you realize that if you flip the position of a few cities that won’t happen, right?
Me: Move cities?!
Me, to me: But you haven’t even written them on the map yet!
Me: But consider: this idea is bad.
Me: And I hate it.
Me, to me: There’s no reason not to do it and it would solve literally all your problems???
Me: YOU’LL HAVE TO KILL ME FIRST.
Me: IT’S ALWAYS BEEN THIS WAY YOU CAN’T CHANGE IT NOW.
Me: YOU’RE DESTROYING THE CANON.
Me, to me: ……you… you know you haven’t actually written the book yet…