Episode 11

Published on:

9th Sep 2019

S2E11: Organizing an editorial conference

Denise and Louise talk to Beth Hamer, a professional proofreader and the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading's conference director. Beth chats about how to organize a successful editorial conference.

Listen to find out more about:

  • Responding to feedback
  • Refining the delegate experience 
  • Benefits of attending the annual SfEP conference
  • Choosing a venue
  • Choosing speakers 
  • Programming sessions

Mentioned in the show:

  • Beth Hamer Freelance Proofreader: http://beth-hamer.co.uk/
  • Society for Editors and Proofreaders: https://www.sfep.org.uk
  • SfEP annual conference: https://www.sfep.org.uk/networking/conferences/
  • SfEP 2019 speaker: Chris Brookmyre – crime/thriller author, speaker: https://www.brookmyre.co.uk/
  • SfEP 2019 speaker: Rob Drummond – linguist, writer, lecturer: https://www.robdrummond.co.uk/
  • SfEP 2019 speaker: David Crystal – linguist, writer, editor, lecturer and broadcaster: http://www.davidcrystal.com/

Denise and Louise

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!