Buff, polish, brush, snip ... Misfortune cookie is at the spa. The editorial spa that is, where editor extraordinaire Lucy is whipping her into shape, in the nicest possible way, I'm sure.
There's a lot of discussion in the blogosphere about whether writers should spend the money for a professional copy-editor. After all, don't we read it a million times to ensure every word is perfect? Well, yes we do. And it's because we read it a million times that a copy-editor is so necessary.