on editing

Stumbled across a post about RRJ’s Bill Reynolds written by Taddle Creek protégé Kasey Coholan on her internmentship blog. While I highly recommend you read the rest of her blog, here’s a snippet of “de Sade, Duchamp and Bill Reynolds”:

Editing is a grind.

Have enough confidence in your writing to be edited.

Say it once. Say it right. Move on.

Structure is hard to win, easy to lose.

Always better to work with your editor than against.

Always better to work with your writer than against.

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