Episode 73

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Published on:

10th Aug 2021

Editing with The Chicago Manual of Style for PerfectIt

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 about

  • What 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 can and can't do
  • Working with the CMOS team
  • Favourite features that help editors learn
  • Why CMOS is a style guide rather than a rule book
  • How users can suggest additions
  • Customizing the CMOS style sheet
  • The Mac-user experience
  • Accessing The Chicago Manual of Style for PerfectIt

Denise and Louise

  • Denise Cowle: denisecowleeditorial.com
  • Louise Harnby: harnby.co/fiction-editing

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