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Plain Bad Heroines
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Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
“Be a good editor. The Universe needs more good editors, God knows.”
Kurt Vonnegut, Letters

Stephen King
“Only God gets it right the first time and only a slob says, "Oh well, let it go, that's what copyeditors are for.”
Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

Gail Carriger
“There are words to describe her, my dear, but one does not repeat them in polite company.”
Gail Carriger, Soulless

“…[A] copyeditor must read the document letter by letter, word by word, with excruciating care and attentiveness. In many ways, being a copyeditor is like sitting for an English exam that never ends: At any moment, your knowledge of spelling, grammar, punctuation, usage, syntax, and diction is being tested.”
Amy Einsohn, The Copyeditor's Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications, with Exercises and Answer Keys

Daphne du Maurier
“But luxury has never appealed to me, I like simple things, books, being alone, or with somebody who understands.”
Daphne du Maurier

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