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The Editing Podcast - Louise Harnby (fiction editor) and Denise Cowle (non-fiction editor) EPISODE 7, 4th August 2021
Style: What editors and proofreaders need to know
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Style: What editors and proofreaders need to know

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: denisecowleeditorial.com
  • Louise Harnby: harnby.co/fiction-editing

Music credit

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