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January 17, 2020

Writing Well: Editors.

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.


Posted by JD Hull at January 17, 2020 12:00 AM


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