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2 more zombie rules we can do without
Episode 6730th June 2021 • The Editing Podcast • Louise Harnby (fiction editor) and Denise Cowle (non-fiction editor)
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Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle talk about 2 more zombie rules that have no place in a professional editor's toolbox.

Listen To Find Out More About

  • What a zombie rule is
  • The power of a double negative in rich narrative and dialogue
  • Why singular 'they' is a grammatically correct gender-neutral pronoun

Mentioned in the show

  • Welcome, singular “they”: Lee, C. (2019, October 31). Welcome, singular “they”. APA Style.

Denise And Louise

  • Denise Cowle:
  • Louise Harnby:

Music Credit

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