I've been cutting backstory from my MS. I even had backstory doing backstory. Silly. I didn't even realize what I was doing at the time I wrote it.
Shelly,We all have to have some backstory, but I know I tend to use too much. Good luck with the cutting.
Not a fiction writer here, but always lookiing for what to keep and what to toss, even in my writings. ;-) xo
Petra,Yep, I write non-fiction too. Some of this applies to it too.
Good "weeding out" tips. Thank you!
I appreciate your comments! I try to respond to each one.