Those who can, write. Those who can’t, edit?

“What exactly does an editor do?”

It’s not an easy question to answer. Editors are craftsmen, ghosts, psychiatrists, bullies, sparring partners, experts, enablers, ignoramuses, translators, writers, goalies, friends, foremen, wimps, ditch diggers, mind readers, coaches, bomb throwers, muses and spittoons— sometimes all while working on the same piece.

But, boy, do we need them?

Read the full article: Let us now praise editors

Link via aldaily

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