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Conversations With My Editor

As specific dates come nearer–like submission date, publication date, forgot-to-buy-my-brother-in-law-a Christmas-present date–writers can get a little clingy. And editors are there to talk them down off the ledge. Or maybe drive them over it. Me: The beta readers are trying to kill me. Editor: All the best ones do. Me: Hahaha. I’m worried, after...