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Crushed Dreams

Do editors know that they hold authors’ dreams in their hands?  An anonymous blogger, who purports to be a children’s book editor, believes that authors should toughen up.  “When you receive a rejection letter and feel your dreams being crushed”, she says, “BE AWARE: it’s YOU crushing your dreams.”  True?  Or just heartless ranting? Eve’s […]

Blood & Editing

Is the standard of editing in publishing getting better? Peter believes that, despite suspicions to the contrary, it may actually be improving.  And are there any areas of a manuscript that an editor should never be allowed to infiltrate?  Editing can be (and usually is) a positive and necessary process for every writer, but there […]