The Editing Podcast - Louise Harnby (fiction editor) and Denise Cowle (non-fiction editor) EPISODE 8
S2E8: Publishing with an independent press: In conversation with Salt
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S2E8: Publishing with an independent press: In conversation with Salt

Denise and Louise talk to Jen Hamilton-Emery, co-director of Salt, one of the UK's premier independent literary publishers.

Listen more to find out about:

  • The Salt story: awards, authors and publishing goals
  • Author retention
  • Indie publishing and the digital revolution
  • The submission process
  • The author–publisher relationship
  • The publishing process
  • Rights, sales and royalties
  • Print runs
  • Resources for authors


Find out more

Visit the Salt website: https://www.saltpublishing.com/

Editing bites

  • Typographic Style Handbook: A Guide to Typography by Michael Mitchell and Susan Wightman
  • Understanding Show, Don’t Tell by Janice Hardy


Other resources

  • Society for Editors and Proofreaders: bit.ly/32JJDx7
  • The Publishing Training Centre: bit.ly/32Nq6f6


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Denise and Louise

  • Denise Cowle Editorial Services: bit.ly/CowleEditing
  • Louise Harnby | Fiction Editor: bit.ly/HarnbyEditing


Music credit

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