$95 – $125

The Essential Art of Editing Your Manuscript with Carolyn Beaumont

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The Women's Club

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179 Elizabeth Street

Sydney, NSW 2000

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An ALL DAY Workshop on the Essential Art of Editing and Preparing your Written Work for Publication

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All Day Workshop - Saturday 30 March 2019 - at The Women’s Club

Cost includes tea/coffee. BUT bring your own lunch

SWW Members $95 Non Members SWW $125

Limited spaces so please book early to avoid disappointment

What You Will Learn

• How to structurally and copy edit your manuscript (fiction – checking plots, themes, settings, characters, dialogue, protecting your writing style; non fiction – checking chapter orders, structural content, images content and references, online links, indexes and glossaries).

• Why publishers require you to conform to Australian style: includes workshop exercises in editing text in Australian style with examples of common mistakes to avoid.

• How to most efficiently reference the official Australian style guide, Style Manual for Authors, Editors and Printers (Wiley), for checking of grammar, punctuation, titles, headings and so on: includes your grammar questions answered from the Style Manual.

• Why familiarity with traditional proofreading is the best way to prepare to proofread your manuscript online: includes an introduction to Australian proofreading symbols.

This is a fun and informative workshop that relies on learner input and completion of workshop activities. Workshop notes will be provided for future reference.

Trainer: Carolyn Beaumont, manuscript/website publisher, editor and proofreader.

Bachelor of Arts (English major), The University of Sydney.

Certificate IV, Training and Assessment, Department of Education and Training, The Commonwealth Government of Australia.

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