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Make your editing and writing life easier with Denise and Louise

Jan 23, 2019

In this episode of The Editing Podcast, Denise and Louise demystify publishing language – the terms professionals use to describe the parts of a book – so that you can talk with confidence about your text. Listen to find out more about:

  • the beginning (or front matter; prelims), the main or body text and the end matter (or back matter)
  • part titles, half titles, and title pages
  • forewords and prefaces
  • acknowledgements
  • pages, page numbers, and folios
  • double page spreads (DPSs)
  • rectos and versos
  • running heads and running feet
  • drop caps or dropped capitals
  • chapter drops
  • appendices and glossaries
  • footnotes and endnotes
  • bibliographies, references, and indexes

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‘Vivacity’ Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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