editor is an important member of any publication. Among other things, the editor acts as a gatekeeper, in addition to editing your articles. Some writers hate editors because they are afraid that if the editor changes their copy, he/she will destroy the integrity of their work.
The reality is a different story. The editor is your best friend. He/she can teach you things about your writing that you might not learn any other way. If you are fortunate, you might find an editor who will quickly discover what your strengths are as a writer and will help you refine your craft.
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