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A writer-editor-teacher’s quote of the week #23

“Editors want books. They are not there to demonstrate condescension to submitted writings, despite the flash of indignation experienced by almost everyone receiving a rejection letter.”

– from “What is an Editor?” by Alan D. Williams, in Editors on Editing: What Writers Need To Know About What Editors Do, 3rd revised edition (1993), edited by Gerald Gross

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