[lit-ideas] Re: grades & kleenex/Editor Disease

  • From: John McCreery <mccreery@xxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 7 May 2004 15:39:38 +0900

On 2004/05/07, at 14:51, Scribe1865@xxxxxxx wrote:

> I've always enjoyed writing work more than editing work. Maybe I'm 
> just an
> innately impatient person willing to put up with sloppiness as long as 
> it moves
> the ball along. But after eight years working as an editor, it feels 
> better to
> be earning a living exclusively by writing, even the most banal 
> commercial
> writing I do.

I'll second that--but also be happy to say that I thank my stars for 
the obsessive editors I've worked with, who have saved me from many a 

John L. McCreery
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