What is the Right Amount of Editing?

I’ve once heard an author being asked: “If writers create purely for pleasure, why do they publish in the end? Why don’t they keep their work in the drawer?” “To stop editing and move to the next thing,” the author replied.  Unfortunately, I’m not able to remember the who and when said that, and I haven’t been able to find that conversation ever since. However, I strongly agree with the anonymous author. The Perfectionist Sometimes,

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