Self-Editing for Fiction Writers

A portrait of Angela Meyer
22 May 2021 - 10:00 to 4:00 PM
Angela Meyer
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Learning to edit your own work is an essential step in becoming a great writer. This course will help you understand how (and when) to edit your own work, and what to look out for – on both a ‘big picture’ level and at the line and sentence level. After this course, you will know how to make your work the best it can be before sharing it with others or sending it out into the world.

You will learn:

  • How to structural edit your own work

  • How to line edit your own work

  • How to copyedit your own work

  • How to know what your work may be missing

  • How to read your own work with some critical distance

Participants should be prepared to talk about a work-in-progress. It would also be helpful if they’ve read Emma Viskic’s Resurrection Bay (widely available) as I use many examples from this text.

 

About Angela Meyer

Angela Meyer’s debut novel, A Superior Spectre, was shortlisted for an Aurealis Award, the MUD Literary Prize, an ABIA, the Readings Prize for New Australian Writing and a Saltire Award (Scotland). Her novella, Joan Smokes, won the inaugural Mslexia Novella Award (UK). Her work has been published in Island, The Big Issue, Best Australian Stories, Kill Your Darlings and more. She is a former bookseller, reviewer, and publisher. She now works as a freelance editor.

 

At the time of publication, this information is correct. However, if circumstances change, we will let you know as soon as possible. Please keep an eye on the website and e-news.

 

Not a Member?

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.

Concession $ 135.00
Member $ 155.00
Non-member $ 215.00
Donation $ 0.00

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