Writers have their own language. A shorthand, if you will. Outsiders (non-writers) think they know what most of these words and phrases mean. But they don't. Here, in a continuing series of posts, I will divulge the SECRET MEANINGS OF WRITERS' JARGON.
Imprint: (noun) The mark left on your forehead after you slam your face into your desk in frustration.
Submission: (verb) Admitting you can’t perfect your manuscript, and sending it to publishers so they can confirm its imperfections.
Climax: (noun) The sensation you feel when you successfully complete a story.
Epilogue: The log a writer uses to beat a dead horse.