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Basic Editing Skills – Workshop Series

Tuesday September 3, 2019
18:00 - 21:00

A six-week workshop series designed for emerging editors, focusing on basic skills and knowledge and introducing editing principles, communication concepts and industry practices. You will cover a variety of topics, including: the author-editor relationship, approaching a manuscript, editing as an industry and a profession, language and style, legal and ethical issues, and freelance editing.

The workshops will run from 6pm-9pm on the following dates:

Tuesday 3 September

Tuesday 10 September

Tuesday 17 September

Tuesday 24 September

Tuesday 1 October

Tuesday 8 October

Tickets

15 available
Adult$345.00

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5 available
Concession/Under 25$285.00

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Amanda Curtin

Amanda Curtin is author of novels Elemental (shortlisted for the WA Premier’s Book Awards) and The Sinkings, short story collection Inherited, and a new work of narrative non-fiction, Kathleen O’Connor of Paris. In 2018 she was nominated for the Alice Award, a biennial award honouring Australian women who have made a long-term contribution to Australian literature. Amanda has a PhD in Writing and has worked as a freelance book editor for more than 30 years. She lives in Perth with her husband and an opinionated Siamese cat, and works in a backyard studio among magpies, doves and old trees.

Venue
Centre for Stories
100 Aberdeen Street Northbridge
WA, 6003

Public Transport
The Centre is a ten minute walk from the Perth train station and the Perth Busport, and is serviced by regular CAT buses.

Parking
Parking is available at the CPP Aberdeen street car park (25 metre walk) or at Wilsons car park on Zempilas St (10 metres).

Access
Wheelchair access is provided. The Centre for Stories aims to be an inclusive and supportive community venue, please contact us if you have any questions.

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