The definition of Inelegant. Of tacky. Of rude. Of crass. Of immoral. Of just plain wrong. That would be: Credit Jumping. Which, for those who might not know, is leveraging an author (extorting? intimidating? coercing?) into hiring an "editor/writer" who then gains a credit for the work via shared byline or outright stolen byline - for very little work.
Keep back. The ginger is breathing fire today.
On a happy note. Proud Mama's little Mud Pie performed her first ever ballet recital. She loved every minute.
Unlike this dear creature (the girl on the left). Poor thing, but hooray for her for walking on the stage at all.