Episode 72

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Published on:

4th Aug 2021

Style: What editors and proofreaders need to know

Find out what editorial style is, why it’s important, and how editors work to create, evaluate and enforce style.

Listen to find out more about

  • What is style?
  • The differences between rules, preferences and conventions
  • Flexibility in fiction and non-fiction
  • What is a style guide?
  • Why style guides aren't rule books
  • When editors need to respect tone, register, voice and brand identity
  • What is a style sheet?

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.