Episode 4

Published on:

6th May 2020

S4E4: How to save money and time with book coaching

Denise and Louise chat with book coach and editor Lisa Poisso about honing story craft before embarking on expensive structural and line editing.

Listen To Find Out More About:

  • Story basics - the Plot Accelerator 
  • Why developmental/structural editing comes after book coaching
  • Genre, viewpoint, tense, character motivation and conflict, plot and subplot, and character arc
  • Book mapping, and avoiding drinking and thinking!
  • Super critiques on steroids: making a story solid
  • The dynamics of book coaching
  • Most common problems authors face
  • Super-critiques

Contacting Lisa Poisso

Editing Bites

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Music Credit

‘Vivacity’ Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License.

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About the Podcast

The Editing Podcast
Make your editing and writing life easier with Denise and Louise
Editing your book is essential, whether you do it yourself or work with a pro. Join two professional editors, Denise Cowle and Louise Harnby, as they explore ways in which authors can make their publishing journeys easier. If you want to learn how to improve your writing and self-editing with tips, tools and guidance, The Editing Podcast is for you.

About your hosts

Louise Harnby

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Louise is a line editor, copyeditor and proofreader who works with indie authors of commercial fiction. She specializes in crime, thrillers and mysteries. Louise lives in Norwich, England. Don't ask her to say 'bootiful' or there'll be even more trouble!

Denise Cowle

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Denise is a copyeditor and proofreader who works with publishers, businesses and independent authors. She specializes in non-fiction, particularly education, business and social sciences.
Denise lives in Glasgow, Scotland. Don’t ask her to say ‘curly wurly’ or there might be a murrrdurrr!