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Monday Advice from Agents and Editors: Kill all the darling, puffy babies!

In his 1914 Cambridge lecture “On the Art of Writing,” Arthur Quiller-Couch said,      “If you here require a practical rule of me, I will present you with this: ‘Whenever you feel an impulse to perpetrate a piece of exceptionally … Continue reading

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