Editing Principle 11: Re-Dos Will Hurt Less, Eventually

"I write copy. I work in publishing and I write copy, and one of the best things that's happened to me over the years of writing copy is the experience of hearing people say, 'Nah, doesn't work. Try again.' Because it made me much quicker and much less vulnerable about the whole thing."

"Much less precious, I think, about [my] writing."

—Authors Sam Barry and Kathi Kamen Goldmark, talking on WNYC's The Leonard Lopate Show, July 23, 2010

Megan Hustad