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How to prepare your book file for editing
Episode 1926th June 2019 • The Editing Podcast • Louise Harnby (fiction editor) and Denise Cowle (non-fiction editor)
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Denise and Louise discuss how to prepare your book file for editing ... whether you're doing it yourself or working with an editor.

Listen to find out more about:

  • When to do interior layout
  • Where to do your editing
  • Whether to edit in a single document or multiples
  • Using styles
  • Font choice
  • Colour choice
  • Paragraph design
  • Spacing
  • Defining headings
  • Page numbering
  • Section breaks
  • Pictures and images
  • Tables of contents
  • Indexing

Editing bites

  • Editing in Word, 2nd Edition, by Adrienne Montgomerie:
  • How to Market a Book, by Joanna Penn

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Denise and Louise

  • Denise Cowle Editorial Services:
  • Louise Harnby | Fiction Editor:

Music credit

‘Vivacity’ Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License