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Words, Words, Words (Part 2)

The Latest Edition When my husband and I were doing some home remodeling a few years ago, we were advised to obtain three bids before we chose a contractor. We did not need to take the lowest bid nor the … Continue reading

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Word, Words, Words (Part 1)

In the movie Amadeus, when Mozart is indirectly chastised by the Emperor for using “too many notes,” the composer responds with surprise and umbrage. He haughtily declares to have used just the right number of notes, no more, no less. When someone … Continue reading

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Putting Ego Aside

  Editors are your friends. That bears repeating: editors are your friends. When they return your work with slashes and dashes and cross-outs and notes and red vomit, their status as friend may be questionable. But it is oh-so-true. You … Continue reading

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Ready! Aim! What?

Your Platform  “Megan says you need to be working with an editor,” my husband announced one evening after returning from the park with our two dogs. “What?” “Yes. She says you should already be working with an editor,” he repeated. “And, there’s … Continue reading

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