The tranquil Bellinger Valley was again preparing to celebrate the wonder of all things literary. The COVID-19 induced cancellation of the festival has caused us to rethink the event for 2020, with a number of virtual offerings. Among these are two events that every writer should be interested in: the invaluable role of editors in crafting a story. Both presented by Linda Nix, Accredited Editor and professional member of the Institute of Professional Editors (IPED). The presentation and the workshop will be delivered via Zoom. You can join by either phone or computer and do not need to have a Zoom account. Joining is as easy as clicking on the link we will send you.
EVENT 1: 3 pm, 23 May 2020 (free event) – email firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest and you will be sent a zoom link to join the presentation):
WORKING WITH A PROFESSIONAL EDITOR
An editor's eye is invaluable
No matter how good you are as a writer, an editor’s eye is invaluable. Linda Nix will discuss why, how and when you should work with a professional editor:
- Why writers needs editors
- Different levels of editing and different kinds of editors
- Working with a professional editor: how to find one, preparing a brief, budgets, process and workflow
EVENT 2: 3 – 5 pm, 30 May 2020 (book your place by clicking the BOOK NOW link) .
Improve your writing through editing
Editing your own work and getting the most out of working with editors.
In this practical workshop, IPEd Accredited Editor Linda Nix shows how to get the most out of the editing process, including:
- Editing your own work
- Learning from editorial feedback
- Understanding the different levels of editing
- Editing tools & tips for writers.
Participants should bring an unedited sample of their work to use in the workshop.
Bellingen NSW 2454
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