Episode 7

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Published on:

7th Aug 2019

S2E7: How to change your editor with minimum stress

Denise and Louise discuss how to manage the transition from one editor to another. Listen more to find out about:

  • Why authors change editors
  • Planning ahead and giving notice
  • Whether the editor should get involved in sourcing a replacement
  • Checking T&Cs and cancellation policies
  • Information and tools to share with the new editor

Editing Bites

  • The NCW Podcast (National Centre for Writing): http://bit.ly/31wXlms
  • Oxford Dictionary of English Idiom
  • Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms

Other Resources

  • The different levels of editing (booklet): http://bit.ly/31AjKzt
  • The Editing Podcast, S1E1: The different levels of editing
  • The Editing Podcast, S1E10: How to find an editor
  • The Editing Podcast, S1E7: Style sheets for writing and editing

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Denise And Louise

  • Denise Cowle Editorial Services: bit.ly/CowleEditing
  • Louise Harnby | Fiction Editor: bit.ly/HarnbyEditing

Music Credit

‘Vivacity’ Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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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!