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Even Jane Austen needed an editor

Even a marvelous writer needs a good editor. A professor has been studying Jane Austen’s original works, written in her own hand, and discovered that despite her brother’s contention that “Everything came finished from her pen,” in truth, Austen writing contained “terrible spelling, grammatical errors and poor (often nonexistent) punctuation.”

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