S5E10: Writing screenplays and novels: With Rich Leder

Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle talk to Rich Leder about writing screenplays and novels. Rich has worked with some of the biggest names in the movie industry. He shares what he’s learned about Hollywood, TV and novel craft. Listen To Find Out More About The differences between writing a screenplay and novel from scratch Cooking […]

S5E9: Editing short-form content

Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle talk about editing short-form content such as newsletters, letters, blog posts, short stories, essays and reports. Listen To Find Out More About The different types of content that fall into the short-form category The benefits and challenges of short-form content editing Advice on the remit: client expectations, the brief, ethical […]

S5E8: Accountability groups for editors

Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle talk about accountability groups, and how they can help editors and other freelance editorial professionals emotionally and practically. Listen To Find Out More About Taking plans beyond the planning stage How an accountability group can help you How you set one up. How many people to include in a group […]

S5E7: Sensitivity reading: With editor Crystal Shelley

Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle talk to editor Crystal Shelley about sensitivity reading. Listen To Find Out More About What is sensitivity reading? What types of topics do people read for? What does the sensitivity reading process look like? Why should an author hire a sensitivity reader? What type of feedback does a sensitivity reader […]

S5E6: 3 ways to tackle editorial marketing overwhelm

Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle discuss marketing for editors and proofreaders, and offer 3 tips on how to overcome the fear. Listen To Find Out More About Giving yourself permission to be an imperfect marketer Concentrating on your own marketing rather than comparing yourself with everyone else Following your own path and developing a strategy […]

S5E5: Creative writing tips: With thriller writer Andy Maslen

Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle talk to thriller writer Andy Maslen about the creative-writing process. Listen To Find Out More About Writing a series vs standalone novels Tips on developing a coherent series Starting afresh with a new set of characters in a new environment Top creative-writing tips for beginner author Recommended writing-craft resources Back-cover […]

S5E4: From the printed page to audio book: With author David Unger

Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle talk to author David Unger about transforming a novel from print to audio. Listen To Find Out More About Doing your own narration vs hiring a pro How to find a professional voice artist Which qualities are important The process of working with a professional narrator Obstacles to creating audio […]

S5E3: Story creation and revision: With author David Unger

Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle talk to mystery writer David Unger about story creation and revision. Listen To Find Out More About What made David want to start writing and who inspired him Writing an alter ego The revision process On being edited David Unger: davidungerphd.com Ask Us A Question The easiest way to ping […]