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Editing Your Manuscript



Camha Pham




This workshop is designed for writers who want to become more confident in editing their own work. Participants will be introduced to different editorial approaches and techniques that will help get their manuscript in the best shape before submission to publishing houses or self-publishing. They will also learn the importance of developing a self-editing practice and gain an understanding of the strengths and weaknesses in their own writing.
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This workshop will take place online and will be recorded, with the recording sent to registered participants afterward. Detailed instructions for participation will be provided in the week preceding the event.

You Will Learn:

  • An overview of the different stages of editing
  • How to edit your writing through a structural lens
  • How to edit your writing through a line/sentence lens
  • How to identify and address common issues in writing
  • How to develop a self-editing practice

About the Tutor:

Camha Pham is a freelance editor based in Naarm/Melbourne, with over ten years of experience in the publishing industry. Her freelance clients include publishers such as Hachette, Hardie Grant, UQP, Affirm Press, and Pantera Press, among others. She has worked in-house at Oxford University Press and Margaret River Press, and has sat on various editorial boards. She also works in the industry as a manuscript assessor and was the mentor for the 2023 Open Book publishing program.

Not a Member?

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: (03) 9917 8463
Email: [email protected]

Registration for this event ended on 19 April 2024 - 4:00
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