Episode 17

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Published on:

13th Mar 2019

S1E17: Author chat, with author Kenda Macdonald

In this bonus episode of The Editing Podcast, Denise and Louise talk to Kenda Macdonald, a behavioural marketing specialist and CEO of Automation Ninjas. She is also the author of Hack the Buyer Brain.

Summary

  • Indie publishing
  • Finding and working with an editor
  • Respecting and retaining author voice
  • The importance of author/editor trust
  • Working with beta readers
  • Using negative feedback to write better
  • Framing editorial feedback respectfully
  • Author tip: Building a support network


Talk to Kenda

  • Automation Ninjas: https://www.automationninjas.com/
  • Twitter: https://twitter.com/AutomatioNinjas
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AutomationNinjas
  • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/automationninjas/
  • YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGDpDbxVicFhpbOZhSsykSw/
  • Hack the Buyer Brain: https://www.automationninjas.com/hack-the-buyer-brain/


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!