During revisions and edits, words can seem a bit...much. It's like they're everywhere when you don't want them and nowhere to be found when you need them. So this Wednesday, I offer up a word of encouragement for the Reviser, the Editor, the Shiny New Idea Holder. To the Query-er and Deal-Haver-But-Now-Stuck-In-Sit-And-Wait-er:
"A diamond is merely a lump of coal that did well under pressure."