Re: The growing problem of erroneous captions


Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>
 

jim mischke wrote:
2. Mr. Bossler had earler submitted a prelimiary draft to Morning Sun. When he sent the updated revised manuscript to the publisher, he was told the first one was good enough. So none of the B&O expert input was used and it shows.
Sounds like our boy Yanosey.

With Morning Sun, TLC and many other railroad publishers, all value added comes from the author. There is no such thing as a first draft. The first and only submitted draft needs to be flawless.
Um, maybe not all publishers? <g> We ordinarily edit extensively, except with the rare author who really gets it all right himself.

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