First Draft: Novel in a Year - Editing Your Draft

Sun 18 October 2015 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Paddy O'Reilly
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Take your first draft to the next level. Bring a piece of your fiction to examine the core of the work, structure and pace, language and voice. Learn techniques for stepping away from your work to get a clearer view. (If possible, please bring your own laptop or manuscript to work from).

This workshop is part of our Novel in a Year series, with 10 different writers guiding you through the key elements of novel writing.

You will learn

  • Learn techniques for stepping back from the work
  • Identify personal tics
  • Use paper and electronic editing
  • Learn about structural vs copy editing
  • Recognise vulnerabilities in the work

About Paddy O'Reilly

Paddy O’Reilly has published three novels and a short story collection (another forthcoming in 2015). Her work has won awards and been published and broadcast nationally and internationally.

Check out the final workshop in the Novel in a Year series:


Wheeler Centre

176 Little Lonsdale Street
Melbourne 3000