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Episode 74: Erin Brenner

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Our good friend Erin Brenner returns as our guest for our second April episode of That Word Chat.

Besides being one of the original producers for That Word Chat and a guest on one of our most popular episodes, Brenner is the author of the forthcoming book, The Chicago Guide for Freelance Editors: How to Take Care of Your Business, Your Clients, and Yourself from Start-up to Sustainability.


The much-anticipated book publishes in April.

Brenner is the owner of editorial services firm Right Touch Editing, which specializes in providing small and midsized organizations with writing and editing teams. She shares her expertise through editor coaching and website reviews for editors, as well as through her blog, The Writing Resource, and industry events.


She has also written Marketing Yourself guide (with Sarah Hulse) for the UK's Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading, Copyediting’s Grammar Tune-Up Workbook, and 1001 Words for Success: Synonyms, Antonyms & Homonyms.

When she's not working, she enjoys knitting, reading, hiking, and traveling, mug of tea in hand.

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Coming up

April 30: Cory Doctorow

May 14: Karen Yin


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