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How long does editing take?
Episode 183rd April 2019 • The Editing Podcast • Louise Harnby (fiction editor) and Denise Cowle (non-fiction editor)
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Denise and Louise discuss how long it takes to complete an edit – whether you’re doing it yourself or working with a professional – and how to plan ahead.

Listen to find out more about editing time in relation to:

  • Word count
  • Project complexity
  • Level of editing undertaken, including referencing, style-guide adherence and fact-checking
  • Publishing imperfect written content
  • Working with agents
  • Collectives and agencies: fast turnaround, high quality
  • The length of the editing day
  • Scheduling editing in advance, and allowing time to deal with queries

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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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