Episode 8

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Published on:

6th Mar 2019

S1E8: Page proofs and the proofreading process

In this episode of The Editing Podcast, Denise and Louise discuss page proofs and how they fit into the editing process.

Listen to find out more about:

  • Tangled terminology and how proofreading means different things to different writers and editors
  • Designed page proofs vs raw-text files
  • Defining page proofs
  • Where proofreading and page proofs fit into mainstream publishing industry’s production process
  • What to look out for at proofreading stage
  • Knock-on effects that could damage designed page proofs
  • The benefits of professional interior formatting


Editing bites and other resources


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‘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!