presented by Carina Press Editorial Director,
October 27, 2018 9:00am – 5:00pm
This is the condensed version of Angela's 3-week online self-editing workshop. Topics cover everything from the basics of self-editing (punctuation, grammar, adverb/adjective use) to the more advanced topics of pacing, passive voice, overwriting and much, much more!
Who Should Attend
Authors interested in polishing their craft
Multi-published authors–you may be surprised by what you can learn!
Freelance editors and copy editors looking to enhance their CV.
Anyone interested in learning to edit and copy edit.
All-Day Master Class
Learn to self-edit and polish your manuscript in this all-day workshop. Develop a checklist of techniques and processes for enhancing self-editing skills and polishing future manuscripts. Learn how to make the new knowledge a habit when writing future books
Basic and advanced techniques
Dialogue and dialogue tags
Whether all forms of “to be” are really evil (the answer is no)
What is overwriting? How can you avoid it?
Basic and advanced punctuation
Passive voice vs active voice
Point of view
Pacing, including an editing trick to help you “fix” pacing
What we mean by show not tell. And how to do that!
Different types of editing and stages of editing
What to look for in an editorial relationship
What to look for and questions to ask when hiring a freelance editor
Formalizing and finalizing your manuscript before you hit send (or press publish)
About this Workshop
MORWA members (as of March 2018): $85 Non-MORWA members: $95