I think about diminishing returns all the time, both when I'm reading and writing! I feel this way about sex scenes, for example. I love sex scenes DON'T GET ME WRONG but sometimes if I find myself feeling bored while reading them, I realize it's because whatever they're doing for the story has already been done before in an earlier sex scene. It's one reason why I think erotic novellas often work better than erotic novels! Thanks for giving me more to think about!!

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