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Make your editing and writing life easier with Denise and Louise

Feb 13, 2019

In this episode of The Editing Podcast, Denise and Louise talk about choosing the right kind of editor to suit your publishing needs. Listen to find out more about:

  • budget
  • writing expertise
  • editing expertise
  • genre or subject
  • personality fit
  • timeframe
  • publishing goals
  • audience

Editing bites

  • Joel Friedlander’s


Feb 6, 2019

In this episode of The Editing Podcast, Denise and Louise discuss how much professional editing might cost if you decide to hire a third party. Listen to find out how the following could impact on the fee you’re quoted:

  • The individual editor
  • Which industry surveys and reports you read
  • The required turnaround time
  • The...


Jan 30, 2019

In this episode of The Editing Podcast, Denise and Louise look at why you might want to invest in hiring an editor rather than doing it all yourself.

Listen to find out more about:

  • Time restrictions
  • Losing your mojo
  • Fresh eyes
  • Professional training and experience

Editing bites

  • On Writing by Stephen King (Hodder,...


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...


Jan 9, 2019

In this episode of The Editing Podcast, Denise and Louise discuss the different levels of editing, why editing is worth doing, the order of play, and how perfection is impossible in one pass. Listen to find out more about:

  • Mimicking the mainstream publishing industry
  • Building a fan base
  • Shaping: Developmental editing...