Quotations that match 'editor'.When I first started to write, I was aware of being queer, but I didn't write about it. Queer poems would probably not have been accepted by the editors I sent them to.
[ Accepted Aware Been Being Editors First Poems Probably Queer Sent Started Them Would Write]
Honestly, I expected to get a cold reception because of my subject matter. But when editors took a look at the story I had to tell, and saw that this was not a parochial story at all, they really warmed to it.
[ Because Cold Editors Expected Get Had Honestly Look Matter Parochial Really Reception Saw Story Subject Tell Took Warmed]
In my role as Wikileaks editor, I've been involved in fighting off many legal attacks. To do that, and keep our sources safe, we have had to spread assets, encrypt everything, and move telecommunications and people around the world to activate protective laws in different national jurisdictions.
[ Activate Around Assets Attacks Been Different Editor Everything Fighting Had Involved Keep Laws Legal Many Move National Off Our Protective Role Safe Sources Spread Telecommunications World]
As for editorial content, that's the stuff you separate the ads with.
[ Ads Content Editorial Separate Stuff]
You know, people always think if you start out as a film editor, you shoot less footage. Actually, just the opposite is true. I tend to grab as much coverage as I can because as a former editor I know how important it is to have those few frames.
[ Actually Always Because Coverage Editor Few Film Footage Former Frames Grab How Important Just Know Less Much Opposite Out Shoot Start Tend Think Those True]
Between you and me, I think that may be one of the things that will help with the collaboration, because there are things Eric thinks I'm moving too quickly on, and there are things I think he's dragging out. When it gets to the editor they can arbitrate.
[ Arbitrate Because Between Collaboration Dragging Editor Eric Gets Help May Moving Out Quickly Things Think Thinks Too Will]
It is unsound for an independent editor to be a financial contributor to any cause which would cause any type of special pleading.
[ Any Cause Contributor Editor Financial Independent Pleading Special Type Unsound Which Would]
You're at the mercy of the editors' hands.
[ Editors Hands Mercy]
But for me, being an editor I've been an editor of all kinds of books being an editor of poetry has been the way in which I could give a crucial part of my time to what I love most.
[ Been Being Books Could Crucial Editor Give Kinds Love Most Part Poetry Time Way Which]
That the Op-Ed page is very important in readers' and the nation's perception of the Times, the perception of its editorial positions, and of its implicit editorial positions as expressed by the publisher's choice of people who are given the freedom to write opinion columns.
[ Choice Columns Editorial Expressed Freedom Given Implicit Important Nation Opinion Page Perception Positions Publisher Readers Times Very Write]
I was editor of my high school literary magazine and a reporter for the school newspaper.
[ Editor High Literary Magazine Newspaper Reporter School]
I have no problem selling books to media franchises and we do it all the time. The author must understand that he/she is a writer for hire and has no control over copyright or over editorial changes made to the text.
[ Author Books Changes Control Copyright Editorial Franchises Hire Made Media Must Over Problem Selling She Text Time Understand Writer]
In the beginning, we had a great deal of freedom, and Jerry wrote completely out of his imagination - very, very freely. We even had no editorial supervision to speak of, because they were in such a rush to get the thing in before deadline. But later on we were restricted.
[ Because Before Beginning Completely Deadline Deal Editorial Even Freedom Freely Get Great Had His Imagination Jerry Later Out Restricted Rush Speak Such Supervision Thing Very Were Wrote]
I think editors have to come out of a certain kind of community.
[ Certain Come Community Editors Kind Out Think]
Not that I've always loved the movie when they finally come out, or if they ever come out-because many of them don't come out-but I've gotten to work with really good story editors and stuff like that.
[ Always Come Editors Ever Finally Good Gotten Loved Many Movie Out Really Story Stuff Them Work]
There are a lot of editorials that have nothing to do with anything like that. But I was just thinking of that sense of prose as being very responsible and perceptive, thoughtful, intimate, and contriving a quote statement.
[ Anything Being Editorials Intimate Just Lot Nothing Perceptive Prose Quote Responsible Sense Statement Thinking Thoughtful Very]
What's more important than who's going to be the first black manager is who's going to be the first black sports editor of the New York Times.
[ Black Editor First Going Important Manager More New Sports Than Times York]
Dullness is the only crime for which an editor ought to be hung.
[ Crime Dullness Editor Hung Only Ought Which]
Suddenly the whole imagination of writing and editorial and newspaper and all these presumptions about who am I reading this, and who else other people may be, and all that, it's so grimly brutal!
[ Am Brutal Editorial Else Imagination May Newspaper Other Reading Suddenly These Whole Writing]
At one time I thought the Editor of the Lancet would kindly publish a letter from me on the subject, but further reflection led me to doubt whether so insignificant an individual would be noticed without some special introduction.
[ Doubt Editor Further Individual Insignificant Introduction Kindly Led Letter Noticed Publish Reflection Some Special Subject Thought Time Whether Without Would]
We exercise great caution in airing an audio- or videotape released by a terrorist organization holding a hostage. These are decisions made by CNN's editorial staff and not by any third party.
[ Airing Any Caution Cnn Decisions Editorial Exercise Great Holding Hostage Made Organization Party Released Staff Terrorist These Third Videotape]
One of my first jobs was at the Boston Globe. I worked in the sports department six months a year. When I was ready to graduate, the sports editor gave me a job as a schoolboy sports writer.
[ Boston Department Editor First Gave Globe Graduate Job Jobs Months Ready Schoolboy Six Sports Worked Writer Year]
The nature of journalism has been the enemy of idealism and the source of cynicism among American reporters and editors throughout our history.
[ American Among Been Cynicism Editors Enemy History Idealism Journalism Nature Our Reporters Source Throughout]
After I've sent my revised draft to my agent and editor, they suggest more improvement sand again, this revision phase can take anywhere from a few hours to a few months.
[ After Again Agent Anywhere Draft Editor Few Hours Improvement Months More Phase Revised Revision Sand Sent Suggest Take]
We've got activists all across the country like the members of the Million Mom March organization, some of their leaders are here tonight. We're phone banking congressional offices and pursuing editorial boards.
[ Across Activists Banking Boards Congressional Country Editorial Got Here Leaders March Members Million Mom Offices Organization Phone Pursuing Some Their Tonight]
I had a hard time publishing my books in the beginning of my career, because editors were afraid what people would think of THEM, personally, if their name was associated with me.
[ Afraid Associated Because Beginning Books Career Editors Had Hard Name Personally Publishing Their Them Think Time Were Would]
Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.
[ Editors Failed Most Some Writers]
This is a man who graduated summa cum laude from Harvard University in three years, editor of the Harvard Law Review, argued 39 cases before the Supreme Court.
[ Argued Before Cases Court Editor Graduated Harvard Law Man Review Supreme Three University Years]
Very few editors worry about heresy - their goals are much too commercial, thank goodness.
[ Commercial Editors Few Goals Goodness Heresy Much Thank Their Too Very Worry]
It is also one of the pleasures of oral biography, in that the reader, rather than editor, is jury.
[ Also Biography Editor Jury Oral Pleasures Rather Reader Than]
The writer who can't do his job looks to his editor to do it for him, though he won't dream of sharing his royalties with that editor.
[ Dream Editor Him His Job Looks Royalties Sharing Though Won Writer]
The difference with doing a play is that you are in control. In film you are in the hands of the director and the editor and the producer.
[ Control Difference Director Doing Editor Film Hands Play Producer]
Marxists are people whose insides are torn up day after day because they want to rule the world and no one will even publish their letter to the editor.
[ After Because Day Editor Even Insides Letter Marxists Publish Rule Their Torn Up Want Whose Will World]
I remember when an editor at the National Geographic promised to run about a dozen of my landscape pictures from a story on the John Muir trail as an essay, but when the group of editors got together, someone said that my pictures looked like postcards.
[ Dozen Editor Editors Essay Geographic Got Group John Landscape Looked Muir National Pictures Postcards Promised Remember Run Said Someone Story Together Trail]
I feel sorry for people who have to edit me. Which is why book writing is by far the most enjoyable. Really the only thing it's based on is whether it's good or not. No book editor, in my experience, is getting a manuscript and try to rewrite it.
[ Based Book Edit Editor Enjoyable Experience Far Feel Getting Good Manuscript Most Only Really Rewrite Sorry Thing Try Whether Which Why Writing]
The advertisements in a newspaper are more full knowledge in respect to what is going on in a state or community than the editorial columns are.
[ Advertisements Columns Community Editorial Full Going Knowledge More Newspaper Respect State Than]
Newspaper editors are men who separate the wheat from the chaff, and then print the chaff.
[ Chaff Editors Men Newspaper Print Separate Then Wheat]
I believe our editorial decisions reflected our constant desire to make sure that we fully cover and analyze any issue and give our viewers all the information they need.
[ Analyze Any Believe Constant Cover Decisions Desire Editorial Fully Give Information Issue Make Need Our Reflected Sure Viewers]
Doing comedy for film is always a challenge because you are in the hands of the editor after the fact. I am hoping I can do some more soon, I enjoy doing comedy.
[ After Always Am Because Challenge Comedy Doing Editor Enjoy Fact Film Hands Hoping More Some Soon]
I knew I wanted to be a journalist ever since I was a teenager. While it is interesting and gratifying to be on the business side and to see how that all works, the main reason I kept a business role here was to protect the editorial integrity of Salon.
[ Business Editorial Ever Gratifying Here How Integrity Interesting Journalist Kept Knew Main Protect Reason Role Salon See Side Since Teenager Wanted While Works]
For each letter received from a creditor, write fifty lines on an extraterrestrial subject and you will be saved.
[ Creditor Each Extraterrestrial Fifty Letter Lines Received Saved Subject Will Write]
When the war was over and the guys were back to shaving every day, the editor thought the Beetle Bailey strips were hurting their disciplinary efforts to get the guys back to routine.
[ Back Bailey Beetle Day Disciplinary Editor Efforts Every Get Guys Hurting Over Routine Shaving Strips Their Thought War Were]
We served on the editorial board of a literary monthly called Face in 1968 and 1969. He was a young writer, and I was also interested in broad cultural issues. We agreed on all major issues and became friends.
[ Agreed Also Became Board Broad Called Cultural Editorial Face Friends Interested Issues Literary Major Monthly Served Writer Young]
I don't know how the editors are going to take it or how it may be received. But to some extent I'm hoping that with the next book, when people pick it up and read it, it will scare the pants off of them.
[ Book Editors Extent Going Hoping How Know May Next Off Pants Pick Read Received Scare Some Take Them Up Will]
I was surprised that my wife thought it was a good idea, then again with my agent, another woman, then my editor, another woman - in spite of the fact that all three of them reacted positively I still have this fear.
[ Again Agent Another Editor Fact Fear Good Idea Positively Reacted Spite Still Surprised Them Then Thought Three Wife Woman]
Every American born today owes $43,000 to the federal government the day she or he is born. And we are transferring a tremendous amount of debt to the new generation, much of it owed to overseas creditors who expect to be repaid by our children with interest.
[ American Amount Born Children Creditors Day Debt Every Expect Federal Generation Government Interest Much New Our Overseas Owed Owes She Today Transferring Tremendous]
Try to meet as many authors, agents, and editors as you can.
[ Agents Authors Editors Many Meet Try]
I got that experience through dating dozens of men for six years after college, getting an entry level magazine job at 21, working in the fiction department at Good Housekeeping and then working as a fashion editor there as well as writing many articles for the magazine.
[ After Articles College Dating Department Dozens Editor Entry Experience Fashion Fiction Getting Good Got Housekeeping Job Level Magazine Many Men Six Then Through Well Working Writing Years]
Not too many people know who the editor is.
[ Editor Know Many Too]
Editor: a person employed by a newspaper, whose business it is to separate the wheat from the chaff, and to see that the chaff is printed.
[ Business Chaff Editor Employed Newspaper Person Printed See Separate Wheat Whose]
Book writing is a little different because, in my case, my editor is a year younger than me and basically has the same sensibility as me.
[ Basically Because Book Case Different Editor Little Same Sensibility Than Writing Year Younger]
I was painting sets, working in editorial as an assistant, driving their trucks, lying that I knew how to drive a truck, and doing commercials and documentaries.
[ Assistant Commercials Documentaries Doing Drive Driving Editorial How Knew Lying Painting Sets Their Truck Trucks Working]
There won't be editors in the future with the Internet world, with citizen reporting. That doesn't scare me.
[ Citizen Editors Future Internet Reporting Scare Won World]
It's all about who's where on the food chain. When I'm the story editor, I expect my writers to follow my vision. When I'm working for another editor, I'm obliged to follow their vision.
[ Another Chain Editor Expect Follow Food Obliged Story Their Vision Where Working Writers]
There are plenty of bad editors who try to impose their own vision on a book.
[ Bad Book Editors Impose Own Plenty Their Try Vision]
One Ad is worth more to a paper than forty Editorials.
[ Ad Editorials Forty More Paper Than Worth]
As for collaboration - I have done a lot, 26 books, and found publishers increasingly resistive to them. It's not that the books are bad; editors won't even read them.
[ Bad Books Collaboration Done Editors Even Found Increasingly Lot Publishers Read Them Won]
'The New York Times' list is a bunch of crap. They ought to call it the editor's choice. It sure isn't based on sales.
[ Based Bunch Call Choice Crap Editor List New Ought Sales Sure Times York]
I try to help people become the best possible editors of their own work, to help them become conscious of the things they do well, of the things they need to look at again, of the wells of material they have not even begun to dip their buckets into.
[ Again Become Begun Best Buckets Conscious Dip Editors Even Help Into Look Material Need Own Possible Their Them Things Try Well Wells Work]
Look, obviously that was - created quite a firestorm, but Newsweek editors have made clear that this was a situation where, you know, a solid, well-placed source provided some information.
[ Clear Created Editors Information Know Look Made Newsweek Obviously Provided Quite Situation Solid Some Source Where]
I can only assume that your editorial writer tripped over the First Amendment and thought it was the office cat.
[ Amendment Assume Cat Editorial First Office Only Over Thought Tripped Writer Your]
Creditor. One of a tribe of savages dwelling beyond the Financial Straits and dreaded for their desolating incursions.
[ Beyond Creditor Dreaded Dwelling Financial Savages Straits Their Tribe]
A literary journal is intended to connect writer with reader; the role of the editor is to mediate.
[ Connect Editor Intended Journal Literary Reader Role Writer]
Forty years ago, we were on the tail of the Front Page era. There was a different point of view. Reporters and editors were more forgiving of public people. They didn't think they had to stick someone in jail to make a career.
[ Ago Career Different Editors Era Forgiving Forty Front Had Jail Make More Page Point Public Reporters Someone Stick Tail Think View Were Years]
The job of an editor in a publishing house is the dullest, hardest, most exciting, exasperating and rewarding of perhaps any job in the world.
[ Any Dullest Editor Exasperating Exciting Hardest House Job Most Perhaps Publishing Rewarding World]
If I can finish a cartoon in 20 minutes, then that's the ideal editorial cartoon - it's to the point.
[ Cartoon Editorial Finish Ideal Minutes Point Then]
Since fantasy isn't about technology, the accelleration has no impact at all. But it's changed the lives of fantasy writers and editors. I get to live in England and work for a New York publisher!
[ Changed Editors England Fantasy Get Impact Live Lives New Publisher Since Technology Work Writers York]
And at that point, I think my experience in covering the subject helped me. I think editors felt comfortable with the idea of me telling this story because I had demonstrated that I know this business pretty well.
[ Because Business Comfortable Covering Demonstrated Editors Experience Felt Had Helped Idea Know Point Pretty Story Subject Telling Think Well]
A very good editor is almost a collaborator.
[ Almost Collaborator Editor Good Very]
I think on civilian casualties they could do more. It's actually something I've discussed with the editors involved. They're aware of it, and I'm hopeful that there will be more reporting on that.
[ Actually Aware Casualties Civilian Could Discussed Editors Hopeful Involved More Reporting Something Think Will]
And in Hollywood, you know, everyone is an expert. Most of them are expert editors. They can't direct, they can't write, they can't act, but, by God, they all think they can edit.
[ Act Direct Edit Editors Everyone Expert God Hollywood Know Most Them Think Write]
An Editor becomes kind of your mother. You expect love and encouragement from an Editor.
[ Becomes Editor Encouragement Expect Kind Love Mother Your]
Of, course it always cheers a news editor when a story has what we describe as 'legs' therefore it, erm, runs.
[ Always Cheers Course Describe Editor Erm Legs News Runs Story Therefore]
If a church offers no truth that is not available in the general culture - in, for instance, the editorials of the New York Times or, for that matter, of National Review - there is not much reason to pay it attention.
[ Attention Available Church Culture Editorials General Instance Matter Much National New Offers Pay Reason Review Times Truth York]
There is no need for advertisements to look like advertisements. If you make them look like editorial pages, you will attract about 50 per cent more readers.
[ Advertisements Attract Cent Editorial Look Make More Need Pages Per Readers Them Will]
If it were not for the fact that editors have become so timorous in these politically correct times, I would probably have a greater readership than I have.
[ Become Correct Editors Fact Greater Politically Probably Readership Than These Times Were Would]
As a painter you're responsible yourself, 100 percent. In film, you have the editor, the director, the other actors. It has the advantage of not being solitary.
[ Actors Advantage Being Director Editor Film Other Painter Percent Responsible Solitary Yourself]
If every editor turns you down, maybe you should take a second look at your text, however, just in case.
[ Case Down Editor Every However Just Look Maybe Second Should Take Text Turns Your]
I'm a writer first and an editor second... or maybe third or even fourth. Successful editing requires a very specific set of skills, and I don't claim to have all of them at my command.
[ Claim Command Editing Editor Even First Fourth Maybe Requires Second Set Skills Specific Successful Them Third Very Writer]
Africa is poor because its investors and its creditors are unspeakably rich.
[ Africa Because Creditors Investors Poor Rich Unspeakably]
Successful model? That's a myth. The year I modeled was the most painful year of my life. Editors would always talk to you in the third person as though you were merely a piece of merchandise.
[ Always Editors Life Merchandise Merely Model Modeled Most Myth Painful Person Piece Successful Talk Third Though Were Would Year]
Deep Throat was a very unfortunate name given to the source by the managing editor of The Washington Post.
[ Deep Editor Given Managing Name Post Source Throat Unfortunate Very Washington]
On the other track I got to talk with Jon Poll, my editor, and we go into more detail about the decisions we made in both the production and the post-production. So I hope the combination becomes something worth collecting.
[ Becomes Both Collecting Combination Decisions Detail Editor Go Got Hope Into Jon Made More Other Poll Post-Production Production Something Talk Track Worth]
An editor is someone who separates the wheat from the chaff and then prints the chaff.
[ Chaff Editor Prints Separates Someone Then Wheat]
I guess if one set of my books was selling like Stephen King's, and the other wasn't selling at all, editors would want me to do the ones that sold like Stephen King's. But they seem to be willing to let me pick what I want to do next.
[ Books Editors Guess King Next Ones Other Pick Seem Selling Set Sold Stephen Want Willing Would]
Ulysses could have done with a good editor. You know people are always putting Ulysses in the top 10 books ever written but I doubt that any of those people were really moved by it.
[ Always Any Books Could Done Doubt Editor Ever Good Know Moved Putting Really Those Top Ulysses Were Written]
A good novel editor is invisible.
[ Editor Good Invisible Novel]
Dealing with poetry is a daunting task, simply because the reason one does it as an editor at all is because one is constantly coming to terms with one's own understanding of how to understand the world.
[ Because Coming Constantly Daunting Dealing Does Editor How Own Poetry Reason Simply Task Terms Understand Understanding World]
Someone who does an act. In a democratic society, you're supposed to be an activist; that is, you participate. It could be a letter written to an editor.
[ Act Activist Could Democratic Does Editor Letter Participate Society Someone Supposed Written]
Newspapers write ringing editorials declaring that this is and always was a democracy.
[ Always Declaring Democracy Editorials Newspapers Ringing Write]
The first job I was offered was as an editorial assistant. I think it was the best thing for me, in terms of being a storyteller by nature, to have spent years being an editor because I learned so much from it.
[ Assistant Because Being Best Editor Editorial First Job Learned Much Nature Offered Spent Storyteller Terms Thing Think Years]
We have for too long put vast oil and natural gas reserves off limits to exploration and production, as The Washington Post editorial stated this week.
[ Editorial Exploration Gas Limits Long Natural Off Oil Post Production Put Reserves Stated Too Vast Washington Week]
And I remember that the editors wanted to have a witness to say that this was really the case, because it was a very sharp picture of the just the face, the head of the fetus inside the womb.
[ Because Case Editors Face Fetus Head Inside Just Picture Really Remember Say Sharp Very Wanted Witness Womb]
The publisher has told - you know, if these editors, Andres Martinez and Nick Goldberg, were the least bit honest about this, they would tell you the publisher has told them he wants the editorial page to be conservative.
[ Bit Conservative Editorial Editors Honest Know Least Martinez Nick Page Publisher Tell Them These Told Wants Were Would]
The first version of The Beautiful Room Is Empty was the first mss. I'd ever submitted to New York editors.
[ Beautiful Editors Empty Ever First New Room Submitted Version York]
I think one of the interesting things is that vi is really a mode-based editor.
[ Editor Interesting Really Things Think Vi]
He thinks that Schiller and St Paul were just two Partisan Review editors.
[ Editors Just Partisan Paul Review St Thinks Two Were]
It took a brave editor in the U.S. to sign a contract for Dancing Girls, and without her belief in the book, I'm not sure it would ever have found its way into print.
[ Belief Book Brave Contract Dancing Editor Ever Found Girls Her Into Print Sign Sure Took Way Without Would]
I'm a better editorial cartoonist by default because so many editorial cartoonists out there are so awful.
[ Awful Because Better Cartoonist Cartoonists Default Editorial Many Out]
A good editor understands what you're talking and writing about and doesn't meddle too much.
[ Editor Good Meddle Much Talking Too Understands Writing]
I do have a small collection of traditional SF ideas which I've never been able to sell. I'm known as a fantasy writer and neither my agent nor my editors want to risk my brand by jumping genre.
[ Able Agent Been Brand Collection Editors Fantasy Genre Ideas Jumping Known Neither Never Nor Risk Sell Sf Small Traditional Want Which Writer]
I remember right after Carter got elected, I was sitting in my apartment in Albany, CA, on a Saturday listening to people call Carter and ask stupid questions while I designed the screen editor.
[ After Albany Apartment Ask Ca Call Carter Designed Editor Elected Got Listening Questions Remember Right Saturday Screen Sitting Stupid While]
I wanted to be an editor or a journalist, I wasn't really interested in being an entrepreneur, but I soon found I had to become an entrepreneur in order to keep my magazine going.
[ Become Being Editor Entrepreneur Found Going Had Interested Journalist Keep Magazine Order Really Soon Wanted]
A creditor is worse than a slave-owner; for the master owns only your person, but a creditor owns your dignity, and can command it.
[ Command Creditor Dignity Master Only Owns Person Than Worse Your]
William Packard surely must be one of the great editors of our time.
[ Editors Great Must Our Packard Surely Time William]
Regardless, I did rise to the editorship before embarking on a freelance career in the late '60's.
[ Before Career Did Embarking Freelance Late Regardless Rise]
My only claim to fame, if I have one, is that I'm an editor.
[ Claim Editor Fame Only]
If the nineteenth century was the age of the editorial chair, ours is the century of the psychiatrist's couch.
[ Age Century Chair Couch Editorial Nineteenth Ours Psychiatrist]
The creditor hath a better memory than the debtor.
[ Better Creditor Debtor Hath Memory Than]
Orrin Hatch was the keynote speaker at the last meeting of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists. He sought me out because he was a fan. I was thinking he had confused me with someone else.
[ American Association Because Cartoonists Confused Editorial Else Fan Had Hatch Last Meeting Out Someone Sought Speaker Thinking]
I have no idea what readership is of written editorials, but it doesn't come anywhere close to the readership of editorial cartoons.
[ Anywhere Cartoons Close Come Editorial Editorials Idea Readership Written]
If there had been three public editors before me, the body might have absorbed it a little bit better.
[ Absorbed Been Before Better Bit Body Editors Had Little Might Public Three]
There are many more want-to-be writers out there than good editors.
[ Editors Good Many More Out Than Writers]
Does advertising corrupt editors? Yes it does, but fewer editors than you may suppose... the vast majority of editors are incorruptible.
[ Advertising Corrupt Does Editors Fewer Incorruptible Majority May Suppose Than Vast Yes]
I've never canceled a subscription to a newspaper because of bad cartoons or editorials. If that were the case, I wouldn't have any newspapers or magazines to read.
[ Any Bad Because Canceled Cartoons Case Editorials Magazines Never Newspaper Newspapers Read Subscription Were]
One should fight like the devil the temptation to think well of editors. They are all, without exception - at least some of the time, incompetent or crazy.
[ Crazy Devil Editors Exception Fight Incompetent Least Should Some Temptation Think Time Well Without]
That's why editors and publishers will never be obsolete: a reader wants someone with taste and authority to point them in the direction of the good stuff, and to keep the awful stuff away from their door.
[ Authority Away Awful Direction Door Editors Good Keep Never Obsolete Point Publishers Reader Someone Stuff Taste Their Them Wants Why Will]
There are two kinds of editors, those who correct your copy and those who say it's wonderful.
[ Copy Correct Editors Kinds Say Those Two Wonderful Your]
The ethics of editorial judgement, however, began to go though a sea change during the late 1970s and '80s when the Carter and Reagan Administrations de-regulated the television industry.
[ Administrations Began Carter Change During Editorial Ethics Go However Industry Judgement Late Reagan Sea Television Though]
And that's another piece of advice I'll give junior writers; when you get to the point where they take you to lunch, let the editor suggest where to go.
[ Advice Another Editor Get Give Go Junior Lunch Piece Point Suggest Take Where Writers]
I had to jump out of a plane! The shoot was for an editorial for a magazine; and it called for skydiving.
[ Called Editorial Had Jump Magazine Out Plane Shoot Skydiving]
The New York Times editorial page is like a Ouija board that has only three answers, no matter what the question. The answers are: higher taxes, more restrictions on political speech and stricter gun control.
[ Answers Board Control Editorial Gun Higher Matter More New Only Page Political Question Restrictions Speech Stricter Taxes Three Times York]
Writers' bedtimes vary, but few have been spared the shock of a copy editor's early wake-up call.
[ Been Call Copy Early Editor Few Shock Spared Vary Wake-Up Writers]
I think that they had afforded me many opportunities to do good work there, and I think I did. It was a wonderful four years. I really worked with some great people, terrific producers, terrific editors.
[ Afforded Did Editors Four Good Great Had Many Opportunities Producers Really Some Terrific Think Wonderful Work Worked Years]
Anyone nit-picking enough to write a letter of correction to an editor doubtless deserves the error that provoked it.
[ Anyone Correction Deserves Doubtless Editor Enough Error Letter Provoked Write]
Rewriting is a large part of the whole job. And get rid of stuff that's not working. Just pare it down until it's a beautiful thing you can hand in, probably late, to your editor.
[ Beautiful Down Editor Get Hand Job Just Large Late Part Probably Rewriting Rid Stuff Thing Until Whole Working Your]
When I'm my own editor, there's very little difference between the first draft and the final. I write what feels right to begin with. I rarely make any major changes.
[ Any Begin Between Changes Difference Draft Editor Feels Final First Little Major Make Own Rarely Right Very Write]
I've been a teacher at the college level, in composition mostly, and I've been an editor on magazines.
[ Been College Composition Editor Level Magazines Mostly Teacher]
Machines aren't replacing proofreaders at all. Copy editors, who proofread and much, much more, use spellcheck as a tool but read every word that appears in the paper.
[ Appears Copy Editors Every Machines More Much Paper Read Replacing Tool Use Word]
I formed a resolution to never write a word I did not want to write; to think only of my own tastes and ideals, without a thought of those of editors or publishers.
[ Did Editors Formed Ideals Never Only Own Publishers Resolution Tastes Think Those Thought Want Without Word Write]
I invented animals and birds - I had about two dozen. After working on them for six months, I sat down and just for fun wrote two dozen poems to accompany the drawings. It was for no one to every see, but a friend sent me in to an editor.
[ Accompany After Animals Birds Down Dozen Drawings Editor Every Friend Fun Had Invented Just Months Poems Sat See Sent Six Them Two Working Wrote]
Publishing your work is important. Even if you are giving a piece to some smaller publication for free, you will learn something about your writing. The editor will say something, friends will mention it. You will learn.
[ Editor Even Free Friends Giving Important Learn Mention Piece Publication Publishing Say Smaller Some Something Will Work Writing Your]
Assange is not a 'journalist' any more than the 'editor' of al-Qaeda's new English-language magazine 'Inspire' is a 'journalist.' He is an anti-American operative with blood on his hands.
[ Al-Qaeda Anti-American Any Blood Editor Hands His Inspire Journalist Magazine More New Operative Than]
Which editor? I can't think of one editor I worked with as an editor. The various companies did have editors but we always acted as our own editor, so the question has no answer.
[ Acted Always Answer Companies Did Editor Editors Our Own Question Think Various Which Worked]
While writing my first 90 books, I was magazine editor, publisher, book publisher, executive, etc., so I was established in publishing. three of my seven or so books were biographies of sports stars and really opened doors for me in that area.
[ Area Biographies Book Books Doors Editor Established Etc Executive First Magazine Opened Publisher Publishing Really Seven Sports Stars Three Were While Writing]
The formation of the News America Publishing Group will lead to greater editorial excitement, new business opportunities and greater efficiencies and coordination.
[ America Business Coordination Editorial Excitement Formation Greater Group Lead New News Opportunities Publishing Will]
He was the editor of our paper. He created the publishing house in Hebrew. He was - I wouldn't say the "guru" - but really he was our teacher and a most respected man. I wrote for the paper of the youth movement.
[ Created Editor Guru Hebrew House Man Most Movement Our Paper Publishing Really Respected Say Teacher Wrote Youth]
In 1972 I married again, to Elisabeth Case; she continues to be wife, companion, critic and editor: a partner in the projects and programs that we undertake.
[ Again Case Companion Continues Critic Editor Married Partner Programs Projects She Undertake Wife]
I was the executive editor on a little magazine called Greek Accent, whose only claim to fame is that its art director went on to be the art director of Discover for many years.
[ Accent Art Called Claim Director Discover Editor Executive Fame Greek Little Magazine Many Only Went Whose Years]
So I went out and bought myself a copy of the Writer and Artist Yearbook, bought lots of magazines and got on the phone and talked to editors about ideas for stories. Pretty soon I found myself hired to do interviews and articles and went off and did them.
[ Articles Artist Bought Copy Did Editors Found Got Hired Ideas Interviews Lots Magazines Myself Off Out Phone Pretty Soon Stories Talked Them Went Writer]
And the big issue here, I think, is that the publisher took over the editorial pages, a guy named Jeff Johnson. He's an accountant from Chicago, doesn't know anything about what newspapers are supposed to be about, and he made a decision to get rid of the column.
[ Accountant Anything Big Chicago Column Decision Editorial Get Guy Here Issue Jeff Johnson Know Made Named Newspapers Over Pages Publisher Rid Supposed Think Took]
I trust it will not be giving away professional secrets to say that many readers would be surprised, perhaps shocked, at the questions which some newspaper editors will put to a defenseless woman under the guise of flattery.
[ Away Defenseless Editors Flattery Giving Guise Many Newspaper Perhaps Professional Put Questions Readers Say Secrets Shocked Some Surprised Trust Under Which Will Woman Would]
I could give you some names of Workshop participants who are as good as many who are being published but haven't had the right editor recognize their merit or have not been adequately published.
[ Adequately Been Being Could Editor Give Good Had Haven Many Merit Names Participants Published Recognize Right Some Their Workshop]
Contrary to the claims of some of my critics and some of the editorial pages, I am an ardent believer in the free market.
[ Am Ardent Believer Claims Contrary Critics Editorial Free Market Pages Some]
Editors of open anthologies actively seek submissions from all comers, established and unknown. They are willing to read whatever the tide washes up at their feet.
[ Actively Anthologies Comers Editors Established Feet Open Read Seek Submissions Their Tide Unknown Up Washes Whatever Willing]
Once I've discovered the story, I might restructure it, maybe move things around, set up a clue that something is going to happen later, but that happens much later in an editorial capacity.
[ Around Capacity Clue Discovered Editorial Going Happen Happens Later Maybe Might Move Much Once Restructure Set Something Story Things Up]
I sent The World Well Lost to one editor who rejected it on sight, and then wrote a letter to every other editor in the field warning them against the story, and urging them to reject it on sight without reading it.
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Far more thought and care go into the composition of any prominent ad in a newspaper or magazine than go into the writing of their features and editorials.
[ Ad Any Care Composition Editorials Far Features Go Into Magazine More Newspaper Prominent Than Their Thought Writing]
I just lead my life as naturally, as normally as I possibly can. But I can't help it if controversy is hounding me day in and day out. I'm quite amazed sometimes by the way they go about it. I grow a beard and it lands up in the editorial in The Times of India.
[ Amazed Beard Controversy Day Editorial Go Grow Help India Just Lands Lead Life Naturally Normally Out Possibly Quite Sometimes Times Up Way]
Being a conductor is kind of a hybrid profession because most fundamentally, it is being someone who is a coach, a trainer, an editor, a director.
[ Because Being Coach Conductor Director Editor Fundamentally Hybrid Kind Most Profession Someone Trainer]
Now, if they're there to talk about something specifically, and I determine through my own editorial judgment, that another area isn't germane, or isn't an important part of it, that's something else. But we never agree to anything in advance, absolutely not.
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I've been using the same editor, thankfully, she's been sticking with me, but I've been doing it full-on guerilla style... I haven't gotten any public sponsor or anything, because I don't want to seem like I'm trying to sell any particular thing.
[ Any Anything Because Been Doing Editor Full-On Gotten Guerilla Haven Particular Public Same Seem Sell She Sponsor Sticking Style Thankfully Thing Trying Using Want]
People sort of take it for granted, but the more you see of the media world the more you appreciate a paper like the Times where its family continues to invest in editorial quality and I think it's the truly is the best paper in the world.
[ Appreciate Best Continues Editorial Family Granted Invest Media More Paper Quality See Sort Take Think Times Truly Where World]
Substantive and procedural law benefits and protects landlords over tenants, creditors over debtors, lenders over borrowers, and the poor are seldom among the favored parties.
[ Among Benefits Borrowers Creditors Debtors Favored Landlords Law Over Parties Poor Procedural Protects Seldom Substantive]
One guy records the voices, another guy times the storyboard, another guy times the sheets, one guy is the story editor. All these jobs should be covered by the director.
[ Another Covered Director Editor Guy Jobs Records Sheets Should Story Storyboard These Times Voices]
A good many young writers make the mistake of enclosing a stamped, self-addressed envelope, big enough for the manuscript to come back in. This is too much of a temptation to the editor.
[ Back Big Come Editor Enough Envelope Good Make Manuscript Many Mistake Much Stamped Temptation Too Writers Young]
It strikes me as bad manners for a magazine to accept one of my advertisements and then attack it editorially - like inviting a man to dinner then spitting in his eye.
[ Accept Advertisements Attack Bad Dinner Eye His Inviting Magazine Man Manners Spitting Strikes Then]
When I was in college, I was the editor of the literary magazine and insisted neither the editors nor the writers be specifically identified-only our student numbers appeared on the title page. I love that idea and still do.
[ Appeared College Editor Editors Idea Insisted Literary Love Magazine Neither Nor Numbers Our Page Specifically Still Student Title Writers]
I wrote poems in my corner of the Brooks Street station. I sent them to two editors who rejected them right off. I read those letters of rejection years later and I agreed with those editors.
[ Agreed Brooks Corner Editors Later Letters Off Poems Read Rejected Rejection Right Sent Station Street Them Those Two Wrote Years]
Writers would submit scripts to me, and if I liked one well enough to submit to magazine editors, I had the know-how whether the story was good or bad.
[ Bad Editors Enough Good Had Know-How Liked Magazine Scripts Story Submit Well Whether Would Writers]
The real literary editors have mostly been fired. Those that remain are all "bottom line" editors; everything depends on the money.
[ Been Bottom Depends Editors Everything Fired Line Literary Money Mostly Real Remain Those]
Sure, some journalists use anonymous sources just because they're lazy and I think editors ought to insist on more precise identification even if they remain anonymous.
[ Anonymous Because Editors Even Identification Insist Journalists Just Lazy More Ought Precise Remain Some Sources Sure Think Use]
There is too much illustrating of the news these days. I look at many editorial cartoons and I don't know what the cartoonists are saying or how they feel about a certain issue.
[ Cartoonists Cartoons Certain Days Editorial Feel How Illustrating Issue Know Look Many Much News Saying These Too]
Energetic action on debt would make a radical difference to the prospects of many of the poorest countries in the world, at no practical cost to creditor countries.
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It turned out in the long run that Lincoln's credit and the popular confidence that supported it were as valuable both to his creditors and himself as if the sums which stood over his signature had been gold coin in a solvent bank.
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Never the less, at the age of fifteen, having never seen a writer, a poet, a publisher or a magazine editor, and having only the vaguest ideas of procedure, I began working on the profession I had chosen.
[ Age Began Chosen Editor Fifteen Had Having Ideas Less Magazine Never Only Poet Procedure Profession Publisher Seen Working Writer]
I've had editors over the years who couldn't find a clue if it was stapled to their butt.
[ Clue Editors Find Had Over Their Years]
I got tired of people complaining that it was too hard to use UNIX because the editor was too complicated.
[ Because Complaining Complicated Editor Got Hard Tired Too Unix Use]
I was the editor of the school newspaper and in drama club and choir, so I was not a popular girl in the traditional sense, but I think I was known for being relatively scathing.
[ Being Choir Club Drama Editor Girl Known Newspaper Popular Relatively School Sense Think Traditional]
The Bush administration works closely with a network of rapid response digital brownshirts who work to pressure reporters and their editors for 'undermining support for our troops.'
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I have an editor in my head, that's why I can't read Harry Potter, because Rowling is such a lousy writer.
[ Because Editor Harry Head Lousy Potter Read Rowling Such Why Writer]
I started to write a new editor not too long ago and had it about half done after two days.
[ After Ago Days Done Editor Had Half Long New Started Too Two Write]
I lived through a classic publishing story. My editor was fired a month before the book came out. The editor who took it over already had a full plate. It was never advertised. We didn't get reviewed in any major outlets.
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I never heard of an old man forgetting where he had buried his money! Old people remember what interests them: the dates fixed for their lawsuits, and the names of their debtors and creditors.
[ Buried Creditors Dates Debtors Fixed Forgetting Had Heard His Interests Lawsuits Man Money Names Never Old Remember Their Them Where]
You should never rely on interviews with musicians as being factual. Most of them are mangled and even have made up stuff in them, that is to say, made up stuff by the writer or editor.
[ Being Editor Even Factual Interviews Made Most Musicians Never Rely Say Should Stuff Them Up Writer]
Always point your finger at the chest of the person with whom you are being photographed. You will appear dynamic. And no photo editor can crop you from the picture.
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The market for short stories is hard to break into, but a magazine editor isn't always looking for big names with which to sell his magazine - they're more willing to try stories by newcomers, if those tales are good.
[ Always Big Break Editor Good Hard His Into Looking Magazine Market More Names Newcomers Sell Short Stories Tales Those Try Which Willing]
The essays in The Great Taos Bank Robbery were my project to win a Master of Arts degree in English when I quit being a newspaper editor and went back to college.
[ Arts Back Bank Being College Degree Editor English Essays Great Master Newspaper Project Quit Robbery Went Were Win]
First cuts are a bitch for a director, because it's been so many months and you put your trust in your editor and you're going to see your film assembled for the first time. You look at it and go, This is terrible. I hate it.
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I began using pseudonyms early in my career, when I was being paid a quarter a cent a word for my work, and when I had to write a lot to earn a living. Sometimes I had three or four stories in a single magazine without the editor knowing they were all by me.
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