It’s hard to sleep after you’ve been hugged by Kate Clinton.
I know. I know, I get it, it’s okay, you don’t have to tell me anymore. Subaru doesn’t make the Escort. Ford makes the Escort. Now, I do wish that my demonstration of How Not to Change a Minor Detail in a book was a clever object lesson for new writers, but alas, it’s simply a mistake.
It’s the chicken-egg argument. I made a character, then a love interest, and then had to fine tune both to create compelling reasons to keep them apart while they’re also perfect for each other.