Scissors — check.
Thesaurus — check.
Star Trek fight-to-the-death music — check.
Sticks knife between teeth, leaps on book.
Eat first, Meg… eat before you cut!
There’s nothing like a little bloodlust while editing, I guess.
Jack Daniels and Junior Mints? If not, get ’em! You know you need ’em!
Does this mean we’ll see you sometime in January? Shall we just chat amongst ourselves?
Signs her up for the next Indiana Croft movie.
Don’t forget the body armour and safety glasses. Good luck!
Editing = Pon farr?
The image of you sticking the knife between teeth before attacking the book somehow made me think of Lloyd Bridges and “Sea Hunt.” I image you tightening your SCUBA mask and toppling backwards into the ocean à la Mike Nelson. Take your homily harpoon, look out for sharks, and don’t get the bends!
Edit on, oh valiant Meg!
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