Episode 8

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Published on:

14th Aug 2019

S2E8: Publisher chat, with Jen Hamilton-Emery of Salt

Denise and Louise talk to Jen Hamilton-Emery, co-director of Salt, one of the UK's premier independent literary publishers.

Listen more to find out about:

  • The Salt story: awards, authors and publishing goals
  • Author retention
  • Indie publishing and the digital revolution
  • The submission process
  • The author–publisher relationship
  • The publishing process
  • Rights, sales and royalties
  • Print runs
  • Resources for authors


Find out more

Visit the Salt website: https://www.saltpublishing.com/

Editing bites

  • Typographic Style Handbook: A Guide to Typography by Michael Mitchell and Susan Wightman
  • Understanding Show, Don’t Tell by Janice Hardy


Other resources

  • Society for Editors and Proofreaders: bit.ly/32JJDx7
  • The Publishing Training Centre: bit.ly/32Nq6f6


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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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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!