I'm not signed up for twanging instument lessons. Yet.
I received an e-mail from Writer the same day I last posted. He wrote:
It's a terrific piece.
The marked copy will arrive at your place tomorrow. There are a few (minor) suggestions.
The copy didn't arrive yesterday, so I am still waiting with some trepidation. I'm encouraged, though, because Writer is not a gushy person. I've never heard him say one thing and mean another. So those few words of praise mean a lot to me.