Editing Principles to Hone Your Writing

Portrait of Eugen Bacon
19 September 2020 - 10:00 to 4:00 PM
Eugen Bacon
Editing is not just about fixing, it’s about enhancing. This course will pay attention to important editing principles that improve your writing, whether fiction or non-fiction. It includes active prompts, exercises and direct feedback on your progress during the course.


At the time of publication, this information is correct. However, if circumstances change, we will let you know as soon as possible and our extended cancellation policy is still in effect.

Learning Outcomes

You will learn:

  • Hook your audience
  • Keep your writing tight
  • Say more with less
  • Add texture to your writing
  • Shape robust characters, and much more

Before the course

Course participants should prepare and send a fiction or non-fiction 500-word sample of their writing for a free editing critique. 

About Eugen Bacon

Eugen Bacon is a computer scientist mentally re-engineered into creative writing. Her work has won, been shortlisted, longlisted or commended in national and international awards, including the Bridport Prize, Copyright Agency Prize and Fellowship of Australian Writers National Literary Awards. Publications include Claiming T-Mo through Meerkat Press, Writing Speculative Fiction through Macmillan, and A Pining, Black Moon, Inside the Dreaming in 2020.


If you’re purchasing a full price workshop at $215, consider a full price one-year membership ($75) plus member-priced workshop ($155) will cost just $230 and give you discounts on all our services plus six free copies of ‘The Victorian Writer’ magazine.


And if you have a concession card, a one-year membership ($55) plus member-concession workshop ($135) will cost you only $190.

176 Little Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000

Phone: 0390947895
Concession $ 135.00
Member $ 155.00
Non-member $ 215.00
Donation $ 0.00

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