it's a great life, if you don't weaken (matociquala) wrote,
it's a great life, if you don't weaken
matociquala

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If you liked what you were doing, it wouldn't be work.

No, Bear. You may not re-line-edit these two hundred and fifteen pages that do not have significant editorial comment for the seventeenth time. First of all, you have already line-edited them sixteen times. Second of all, your editor has line-edited it, and will line-edit it again on the new draft. Third, your copy-editor will soon be line-editing it. And then you will be line-editing it. And then you will be reading the galleys.

Back away from the commas. Your next task is on page 370.

I'll quit my job
and leave this place
Got a guitar in a machine gun case
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