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Writing and Editing Aren't Always Complementary

Writing and Editing Aren’t Always Complementary

I sometimes receive inbound inquiries seeking “an excellent writer who is also a painstaking line editor.” The skills seem complementary, right? Pie and ice cream; pickles and mustard; copywriting and copy editing. Many writers are also editors, but both skills require different types of concentration. I’ll use a few examples from my work history to

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