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Editing Non-Fiction



Anna Spargo-Ryan




Writing non-fiction is one thing, but polishing it for publication is a whole different skillset. In this short course, award-winning non-fiction writer Anna Spargo-Ryan will teach you the invaluable essentials of editing your own work – and how to know when it’s ready to submit.
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This seminar will take place online. Detailed instructions for participation will be provided.

You Will Learn:

  • How to approach editing
  • Finding the core of your story
  • Improving structure
  • Working “on the line”
  • How to know when to stop!

About the Tutor:

Anna Spargo-Ryan is the author of A Kind of Magic, The Gulf and The Paper House. She was the inaugural winner of The Horne Prize and is the current non-fiction editor at Island magazine.

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Members of Writers Victoria receive up to 37% off the full price of our workshops, seminars and courses. In addition, members have access to a range of other discounts and opportunities and receive a subscription to 'The Victorian Writer' magazine. Memberships start from just $50. Find out more about becoming a member here.

Book early to access our early bird prices! These expire 9 days before the course begins. Please keep in mind that our workshops require a minimum number of participants to run, so booking early also helps ensure that a workshop will go ahead. 

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Phone: +61399178461
Email: [email protected]

Registration for this event ended on 26 May 2023 - 4:00
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