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What is a sample edit?
Episode 620th February 2019 • The Editing Podcast • Louise Harnby (fiction editor) and Denise Cowle (non-fiction editor)
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In this episode of The Editing Podcast, Denise and Louise discuss sample edits – what they are, how they can help, and who they’re useful for.

Listen to find out more about:

  • Asking for multiple sample edits of the same material
  • What to expect from sample line/copyedits versus proofreads
  • Best versus best fit
  • Pricing: are they free?
  • Samples and scheduling
  • Samples and filtering for ‘Frankenedits’
  • Obligations and safe spaces

Editing bites


'Is Hiring a Developmental Editor Cheating?' by Molly McCowan

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‘Vivacity’ Kevin MacLeod...