E. B. White Quote

An editor is a person who knows more about writing than writers do but who has escaped the terrible desire to write.


Letter to Shirley Wiley (30 March 1954), in The Letters of E. B. White (1989), p. 391

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An editor is a person who knows more about writing than writers do but who has escaped the terrible desire to write.

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An editor is a person who knows more about writing than writers do but who has escaped the terrible desire to write.

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An editor is a person who knows more about writing than writers do but who has escaped the terrible desire to write.

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An editor is a person who knows more about writing than writers do but who has escaped the terrible desire to write.