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Alex Beam

Talking about editing Ray Carver

By Alex Beam
Globe Columnist / December 19, 2007

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I have never met a writer who didn't need an editor, and an editor without a writer is a person without a job. It is a fraught and often-imperfect relationship, of course, dating back to the beginning of time. You remember; after God moved upon the darkness, he proclaimed, "I've put in place some very wondrous illumination here!" And Mrs. ... (Full article: 684 words)

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