I'm peeking out from under a heavy workload and my daughter's impending wedding to share this.
The staff of the scientific editing department at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has come up with a wonderful poster [link updated 2/15/2012] that illustrates why researchers writing medical journal articles need editors. Though the poster is targeted at STM (scientific, technical, and medical) writers, the editors among you may also find it helpful in visually demonstrating why authors of any stripe need editors.
The poster is featured in an article in the July–August issue of Science Editor, the journal of the Council of Science Editors.
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