Proofreading, Editing, Writing

“Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.” ~ Rudyard Kipling

 “If a word in the dictionary were misspelled, how would we know?“ ~Steven Wright

“Easy reading is damn hard writing.” ~Nathaniel Hawthorne

“Rereading reveals rubbish and redundance.” ~Duane Alan Hahn

“I was working on the proof of one of my poems all the morning, and took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again.” ~Oscar Wilde

“It is perfectly okay to write garbage—as long as you edit brilliantly.” ~C. J. Cherryh

“Words are a lens to focus one’s mind.” ~Ayn Rand

“If you can tell stories, create characters, devise incidents, and have sincerity and passion, it doesn’t matter a damn how you write.” ~Somerset Maugham

“He was so attractive … until he texted me using horrible grammar.” ~Unknown

“The secret to editing your work is simple; you need to become its reader instead of its writer.” ~Zadie Smith