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Third Time’s The Charm?

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You know, back in the days before I was published, I would go to conventions and sit in on the workshops and listen to the authors gush about their editors and their agents and how they’d been with them since the beginning of their careers and how they wouldn’t be anywhere without them. Editor X or Agent Y took a chance on them and everything clicked and was wonderful. And that’s a tad tongue-in-cheek, obviously – not all the stories are fairy tales, but still. It sounded awesome. I mean, who wouldn’t want a partnership like that? And sure, editors all work differently – some hold your hand, some don’t. Some do in-depth editing and some stand back and give vague direction and let the author do their thing. It can be hard to find the right rhythm. I’ll admit I’ve had a rather interesting run with the whole New… Read more