SWW Events

ALL DAY WORKSHOP - The Art of Editing and Preparing your Written Work for Publication

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

The Essential Art of Editing and Preparing your Written Work for Publication with Carolyn Beaumont

- SWW Members - $95              - Non Members SWW - $125
Cost includes tea/coffee - BUT bring your own lunch

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 so please bring notebooks, laptop, tablet etc - whatever you need to participate.
Workshop notes will be provided for future reference.

Book Your Ticket HERE - Limited spaces so please book early to avoid disappointment or GO TO SWWEvent.com

Date & Time: Saturday, 30 March - 9.30am to 3.30 pm
Venue: The Women’s Club -
Level 4, 179 Elizabeth Street, Sydney

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.

Carolyn Beaumont Workshop