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Join two pro editors, Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle, on The Editing Podcast for regular tips, tools and guidance on writing and editing.

Join two pro editors, Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle, on The Editing Podcast for regular tips, tools and guidance on writing and editing.

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Join two pro editors, Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle, on The Editing Podcast for regular tips, tools and guidance on writing and editing.

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English

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447767028976


Episodes

Understanding microaggressions in editing

1/18/2022
Improve your understanding of microaggressions during the editing process and how to serve your author well regardless of your own identity and lived experience. Listen to find out more aboutWhat microaggressions are Microaggressions in editing Why microaggressions occur during the editing process How microaggressions affect writers Why it's important for editors to know about microaggressions How editors can avoid doing this type of harm in their work How editors can learn about what they...

Duration:00:20:24

5 ways to spruce up your editing or proofreading business in the year ahead

1/5/2022
Learn about 5 things you can do to give your editing and proofreading business a new-year polish. Listen to find out more aboutBe the editor who says, 'It's down to me.' Review what changes you can make to your business. How to measure your editorial-business success fairly. Organizational tips to help you track, plan and schedule. Creating templates and resources that will save you time. How to support The Editing Podcast via Patreon Join our Patreon communitypatreon.com/editingpodcast...

Duration:00:13:15

How we’re ramping up The Editing Podcast!

1/4/2022
Find out about our new broadcasting schedule, and how you can join our community and access exclusive quarterly live Q&As with Louise and Denise. Listen to find out more aboutOur new fortnightly broadcasting schedule Some stupendous stats about our audience Episode topics for January 2022 How to support The Editing Podcast via Patreon Quarterly Q&As for Tea Party members Join our Patreon communitypatreon.com/editingpodcast Denise and LouiseDenise Cowle: denisecowleeditorial.com Louise...

Duration:00:04:05

Blogging tips for editors and authors #3: With Carol Saller

10/12/2021
Subversive copy editor Carol Saller offers some top tips on blogging for editors, proofreaders and writers! Listen to find out more aboutIn #1: Carol's blogging journey: The Subversive Copy Editor blog; Lingua Franca (for the Chronicle of Higher Education); Editor's Corner (for The Chicago Manual of Style); Fiction+ (for The Chicago Manual of Style) In #1: Blogging goals In #1: Coming up with ideas: two tips In #1: Blog promotion strategies In #2: Repurposing blog content In #2: Analytics,...

Duration:00:22:10

Blogging tips for editors and authors #2: With Carol Saller

10/6/2021
Subversive copy editor Carol Saller offers some top tips on blogging for editors, proofreaders and writers! Listen to find out more aboutIn #1: Carol's blogging journey: The Subversive Copy Editor blog; Lingua Franca (for the Chronicle of Higher Education); Editor's Corner (for The Chicago Manual of Style); Fiction+ (for The Chicago Manual of Style) In #1: Blogging goals In #1: Coming up with ideas: two tips In #1: Blog promotion strategies In #2: Repurposing blog content In #2: Analytics,...

Duration:00:23:04

Blogging tips for editors and authors #1: With Carol Saller

9/30/2021
Subversive copy editor Carol Saller offers some top tips on blogging for editors, proofreaders and writers! Listen to find out more aboutIn #1: Carol's blogging journey: The Subversive Copy Editor blog; Lingua Franca (for the Chronicle of Higher Education); Editor's Corner (for The Chicago Manual of Style); Fiction+ (for The Chicago Manual of Style) In #1: Blogging goals In #1: Coming up with ideas: two tips In #1: Blog promotion strategies In #2: Repurposing blog content In #2: Analytics,...

Duration:00:27:42

Romance editing with Sarah Calfee

8/31/2021
Learn about romance editing with specialist editor Sarah Calfee. Listen to find out more aboutWhat's special about romance editing The size of the market Tropes, challenges and styles in romance editing HEAs: Happy ever afters Romancelandia Understanding the romance writing and editing via Pride and Prejudice https://www.threelittlewordsediting.com/ (How to get in touch with Sarah Calfee) Get a free sample of Sarah's book, https://www.threelittlewordsediting.com/book (How To Pride and...

Duration:00:17:31

Becoming a non-fiction editor: 4 things you need to know

8/24/2021
Find out about 4 key things you need to know if you want to become a non-fiction editor. Listen to find out more aboutThe main types of non-fiction editing and the kinds of things a non-fic editor needs to look out for Working on complex materials The move to digital content and the role of the editor· Ethical issues the editor or proofreader needs to be aware of Denise and LouiseDenise Cowle: denisecowleeditorial.com Louise Harnby: harnby.co/fiction-editing Denise's courseHow to Mark Up PDF...

Duration:00:24:31

Becoming a fiction editor: 4 things you need to know

8/17/2021
Find out about 4 key things you need to know if you want to become a fiction editor. Listen to find out more aboutThe main types of fiction editing and the kinds of things a fiction editor needs to look out for What additional training you might need The market and client expectations The need for a flexible hand How to become a fiction editor (booklet): harnby.co/become-a-fiction-editor Switching to Fiction (course): harnby.co/switching-to-fiction Denise and LouiseDenise Cowle:...

Duration:00:21:03

Editing with The Chicago Manual of Style for PerfectIt

8/9/2021
Find out more about The Chicago Manual of Style for PerfectIt. Developer Daniel Heuman talks with Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle about the union of a 115-year-old style guide and advanced copyediting software technology, and how it will help you edit faster and better. Listen to find out more aboutWhat is The Chicago Manual of Style for PerfectIt? How much it costs How the union came about Full integration of CMOS into PerfectIt 5 Why it's free to subscribers of both products What PerfectIt...

Duration:00:34:31

Style: What editors and proofreaders need to know

8/3/2021
Find out what editorial style is, why it’s important, and how editors work to create, evaluate and enforce style. Listen to find out more aboutWhat is style? The differences between rules, preferences and conventions Flexibility in fiction and non-fiction What is a style guide? Why style guides aren't rule books When editors need to respect tone, register, voice and brand identity What is a style sheet? Denise and LouiseDenise Cowle: denisecowleeditorial.com Louise Harnby:...

Duration:00:12:53

Is professional editing and proofreading training necessary?

7/27/2021
Learn about why editing and proofreading training is necessary if you want to run a professional editorial practice. Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle talk skills! Listen to find out more aboutThe client's perspective Doing the job to industry-recognized standards The marketing benefits for the editor and proofreader How training forges a healthy business mindset Denise and LouiseDenise Cowle: denisecowleeditorial.com Louise Harnby: harnby.co/fiction-editing Music credit‘Vivacity’ Kevin MacLeod...

Duration:00:11:14

LGBTQ+ editing with Nick Taylor

7/20/2021
LGBTQ+ editing is the topic. Nick Taylor is the expert! Join Nick, Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle on The Editing Podcast. Listen to find out more aboutPoor representation in the traditional publishing model How self-publishing has driven the publication of more LGBTQ+ inclusive books Recording collective history The LGBTQ+ market and subgenres Tropes that should be avoided Can we edit and write beyond our own lived experience? Denise and LouiseDenise Cowle: denisecowleeditorial.com Louise...

Duration:00:17:48

How to choose a name for your editing or proofreading business

7/13/2021
Find out how to choose a name for your editing or proofreading business with Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle. Listen to find out more aboutBrainstorming a list of possible business names Considering your target clients Identifying your core brand values Using a business name to tell the client what's on offer Checking the name is available Does the name reflect your brand identity? How findable and SEO-friendly is the name? Will the name stand the test of time? Denise and LouiseDenise Cowle:...

Duration:00:12:40

Should editors and proofreaders specialize?

7/6/2021
Even if you don't specialize in your editorial practice, it's still worth using the language of specialism in your marketing. That's what Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle are chatting about in this episode of The Editing Podcast. Listen To Find Out More AboutThe different ways in which we might specialize Helping clients understand how we can help them What does the client want to know? Why saying we can edit 'everything' is a weak message Why the language of specialization is interesting...

Duration:00:12:07

2 more zombie rules we can do without

6/29/2021
Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle talk about 2 more zombie rules that have no place in a professional editor's toolbox. Listen To Find Out More AboutWhat a zombie rule is The power of a double negative in rich narrative and dialogue Why singular 'they' is a grammatically correct gender-neutral pronoun Mentioned in the showWelcome, singular “they”: Lee, C. (2019, October 31). Welcome, singular “they”. APA Style. http://apastyle.apa.org/blog/singular-they Denise And LouiseDenise Cowle:...

Duration:00:08:10

3 more tips on how editors can beat the marketing blues

6/22/2021
Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle share 3 more tips about how to beat the overwhelm that can come with making your editing and proofreading business visible. Listen To Find Out More AboutWhy everyone has something to shout about, even if they think they don't Why some editors appear to do more marketing that is humanly possible, and why that shouldn't deter you The tricks those busy editorial marketers have up their sleeve and how you can mimic them Managing marketing by thinking in ones Denise...

Duration:00:14:32

Writing screenplays and novels: With Rich Leder

12/22/2020
Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle talk to Rich Leder about writing screenplays and novels. Rich has worked with some of the biggest names in the movie industry. He shares what he's learned about Hollywood, TV and novel craft. Listen To Find Out More AboutThe differences between writing a screenplay and novel from scratch Cooking for Cannibals: Being edited and receiving feedback Converting film to novel, or novel to film Primal, and why Nicolas Cage makes the perfect Frank Walsh Stage direction...

Duration:00:54:30

Editing short-form content

12/15/2020
Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle talk about editing short-form content such as newsletters, letters, blog posts, short stories, essays and reports. Listen To Find Out More AboutThe different types of content that fall into the short-form category The benefits and challenges of short-form content editing Advice on the remit: client expectations, the brief, ethical issues and practical responsibilities Consistency and style Scheduling issues Pricing Marketing Denise And LouiseDenise Cowle:...

Duration:00:17:09

Accountability groups for editors

12/8/2020
Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle talk about accountability groups, and how they can help editors and other freelance editorial professionals emotionally and practically. Listen To Find Out More AboutTaking plans beyond the planning stage How an accountability group can help you How you set one up. How many people to include in a group How often an accountability group meets Online or in-person works How long a meeting should be What tools are useful What you might contribute Accountability and...

Duration:00:22:05