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Skillful Self-editing: The Fastest Route to Publication

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Date: June 2
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost: $20

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As a writer, by doing the editor’s work—or a great deal of it—before submission will go a long way in keeping your editor happy. For the freelancer in a competitive freelance market, it will increase your chance of publication. Veteran writer Angela Hunt will discuss how to omit needless words, add punch, and trim your work down to publishable size. Any manuscript can be improved, so make it easy for your editor to say, “Yes!”

What you will learn:

  • Knowledge of needless words and passive verbs
  • Computer techniques that make editing faster and easier
  • How to think like an editor

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Christy Award winner Angela Hunt, Th.D., is the best-selling author of more than 140 works—nearly five million copies of her books sold worldwide—and an acclaimed writing teacher. She began with nonfiction magazine writing, then branched into juvenile nonfiction and fiction. In 2007, her novel The Note was featured as a Christian movie on the Hallmark Channel. Romantic Times Book Club presented her with a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006.