The Editing Podcast - Louise Harnby (fiction editor) and Denise Cowle (non-fiction editor) EPISODE 8
S1E8: Page proofs and the proofreading process
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S1E8: Page proofs and the proofreading process

In this episode of The Editing Podcast, Denise and Louise discuss page proofs and how they fit into the editing process.

Listen to find out more about:

  • Tangled terminology and how proofreading means different things to different writers and editors
  • Designed page proofs vs raw-text files
  • Defining page proofs
  • Where proofreading and page proofs fit into mainstream publishing industry’s production process
  • What to look out for at proofreading stage
  • Knock-on effects that could damage designed page proofs
  • The benefits of professional interior formatting


Editing bites and other resources


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Music credit

‘Vivacity’ Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/