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Style: What editors and proofreaders need to know
Episode 724th August 2021 • The Editing Podcast • Louise Harnby (fiction editor) and Denise Cowle (non-fiction editor)
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Find out what editorial style is, why it’s important, and how editors work to create, evaluate and enforce style.

Listen to find out more about

  • What is style?
  • The differences between rules, preferences and conventions
  • Flexibility in fiction and non-fiction
  • What is a style guide?
  • Why style guides aren't rule books
  • When editors need to respect tone, register, voice and brand identity
  • What is a style sheet?

Denise and Louise

  • Denise Cowle:
  • Louise Harnby:

Music credit

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