masochist, OC editors, rewrites, and days off

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I can’t believe I’m about to say it, but – I have all the deadly, short term deadlines met. All of them. How about that!

And, I actually have something to post about today – a comment that came from my yahoo site about the compassion of editors, or lack thereof. It was very tongue in cheek and started by my observation that a certain developmental editor (book doctor) was very OC. One of the members asked what that what meant, another member said it (hopefully) meant overly compassionate.

For the purpose of this blog:

OC – obsessive compulsive, a very good trait in an editor.

AR – anal retentive, a difficult trait in an editor as […]

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