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June 18, 2018

Writing Well: The Editors.

"No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft." --H.G. Wells (1866-1946)

"I have performed the necessary butchery. Here is the bleeding corpse." --Henry James (1843-1916)after a request by the Times Literary Supplement to cut 3 lines from a 5,000 word article.


Herbert George Wells, 1908

Posted by Holden Oliver (Kitzb├╝hel Desk) at June 18, 2018 12:59 PM


That's actually the perfect quotes as to how writers feel. It's like holding your baby up for bystanders to say how ugly it is.

Posted by: Joe Marchelewski at December 1, 2010 11:24 PM

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