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Editing and proofreading for a project management agency
Episode 3225th September 2019 • The Editing Podcast • Louise Harnby (fiction editor) and Denise Cowle (non-fiction editor)
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Denise and Louise talk to Jenny Slater, an in-house editor with Newgen Publishing UK. Newgen is a project management agency offering editing, proofreading, typesetting and indexing for publishers.

Note: Denise and Louise have no affiliation with this organization. Newgen exhibited at the 2019 SfEP conference at Aston University, and it was the perfect opportunity to find out more about how they operate!

Listen to find out more about:

  • About Out of House Publishing and the Newgen family
  • The Newgen freelance database
  • Assessing freelance editors and proofreaders
  • Team specialisms and continuity: academic and education
  • Matching editor subject experience with book projects
  • How the sample tests are evaluated according to publishing standards
  • The feedback process
  • House styles

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Denise and Louise

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