"...I realised I wanted to get some thoughts down on the editing process, and so here they are, hopefully they turn out to be of some use. As a writer, I understand how mysterious it can be, what goes on with editors when they have your work. And I’ve noticed more than a few editors making their selection process more transparent, and I think it’s a smart idea because editors deserve more credit, but also because it may help writers.
"For me, editing poetry for a journal is usually split into two broad halves, selection and alteration. Both sides of the role are enjoyable, though I find that selection can be as heartbreaking as it is exciting and that’s what I want to talk about now."
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