Most writers know their manuscript will require a structural edit, but have little understanding of what this means.
This three-day course explains structural editing, what role it plays in manuscript development, how to go about it, and how to survive it.
Breaking the process into stages, participants will learn strategies and tools to apply to their own work, with the course format guiding writers as they work on their current draft.
Who is it for?
The course is for writers of fiction and narrative non-fiction with a complete draft of their manuscript who are willing to explore the challenging inner terrain that underlies critical engagement with one’s own work.
When: Three Saturdays – 7, 21 Nov & 12 Dec Time: 10am – 4pm Where: In person, Byron Writers Festival Office: 2/58 Centennial Circuit Byron Bay Cost: $220 Members, $250 Non-Members
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Laurel Cohn is a developmental book editor passionate about the power of stories in our lives. She has been working with writers for 30 years and is a popular workshop presenter. She has a PhD in literary studies.