Ep 486: Rebecca Lee on ‘How Words Get Good: The Story of Making a Book’

In this week's episode: Meet Rebecca Lee, author of How Words Get Good: The Story of Making a Book. What is bionic reading? Where did ‘italics' come from? And you could win your own copy of Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus.

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Writer in residence: Rebecca Lee

Rebecca Lee is a word nerd and publishing industry veteran. She's spent twenty years managing hundreds of high-profile books from delivery of manuscript to finished copies, signing off millions of words as fit to go to print with only the occasional regret.

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This podcast is brought to you by the Australian Writers' Centre and our course Creative Writing Stage 1

Find out more about your host, Valerie Khoo (@valeriekhoo on Twitter and @valeriekhoo on Instagram).

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