I like it just the way it is. Look—I'm not even wanting to line edit. That's a sign.
Oh, but what if [this] happened instead? The story would be totally different if I did that.
How much fun that would be! Like a whole new novel! I'm actually getting excited!
Hmmmm. But everything else would fall apart once I head in that direction. Where will the plot even go then?
I have no idea.
Ugh, I have no idea.
Oooh, but what if I used this revision as an opportunity to say something more honest, more real, more important? To write a book closer to me than it ever was before?
(Pause to think.) It would be a whole different book.
It would be a whole different book!!!!!!!!!
It would, wow, it would take a lot to write a whole different book, huh?
The end. Currently rereading and only at page 36.