Following on from an earlier post about why you need an agent, Richard Curtis has written a brilliant article over at The Writer’s Edge about how necessary editors are to writing. It certainly warms the cockles of my heart to hear that people won’t soon be able to simply publish their blog posts and random scribblings without first going through the editorial process.

And just in case you thought "hey I’ve got both of those, I’m going to sell a million copies of my book" then check out this cute cartoon. It may take a village to raise a child but it takes a few more people then that to successfully publish a book.

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