It is easier to trim a tree than to grow a healthy one. Words can be trimmed and redundancy chopped. It’s the idea I am after.
Having a vision and placing yourself in the mood of that vision will help you control your writing before going off on tangents.
Truth is not spoken in anger. Truth is spoken, if it ever comes to be spoken, in love. The gaze of love is not deluded. It sees what is best in the beloved even when what is best in the beloved finds it hard to emerge into the light.