Ten Ways to Please an Editor

Emma Hitt, PhD
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Science Writing
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1. Welcome feedback If an editor gives you feedback, don't argue with what they say, just thank them, make the changes, and keep their comments in mind for the next time. Although they may not believe it, many writers probably couldn't hack it as an editor. Editors know a lot of obscure stuff about words and what to do with them. It's a different (although not completely unrelated) skill than writing. ...