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Old 01-01-2009, 09:12 AM   #19
Suannehill
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Default Re: Parallel of Two Turmoils

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Originally Posted by Igzy View Post
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My point was that anyone who wants their book to be well-received ought to at least find a friendly writer to proofread it for them and give them tips on writing. Friends can help, but an experienced writer will help more.

I've had several things published (no books) and I always at least get my wife to proofread them for me. (She rebukes me if I don't.) She almost always finds something wrong with my work, and more than once has saved me the embarrassment of submitting something that would have flopped...
I understand what you are saying and agree to a certain point. I have written some small things and the heavily edited second booklet lost ALL edge and spiritual benefit due to the editor.
So, it can work both ways.
Editing helps and hurts.
Sue
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