I came across this post by one of my awesome critique partners, Maggie the Genius (my new name for her).
You should go read it, but to sum it up, she had a middle of the night epiphany (something I'm sure all you writers are familiar with):
Make the awesome parts of the book awesomer, and get rid of all the parts that aren’t awesome.
I'm going to frame that and put it on my wall. Seriously.
What writing gems has your subconscious brain given you while you sleep?