Wednesday, August 11, 2010

What Editors Want - A Workshop for Writers

A day for writers with speaker, editor and author Chris Roerden. This workshop is a unique opportunity for writers of all genres to interact with an accomplished professional editor.

- Learn the ins and outs of the submission process
- Find out what first level readers really want
- Acquire tips on how to improve your manuscript’s odds of surviving the initial process
- Participate in exercises covering several topics and emphasizing that elusive “voice.”
- Learn from hands-on editing with samples provided by Chris.

CHRIS ROERDEN has edited thousands of manuscripts for such publishers as St. Martin’s Press, Berkley Prime Crime, Rodale, Viking and more. Her own two non-fiction books include Don’t Murder Your Mystery, which won the Agatha Award for Best Nonfiction, and Don’t Sabotage Your Submission, which won the 21st annual Benjamin Franklin Award™ for Literary Criticism, was shortlisted for ForeWord Magazine’s Writing Book of the Year, and won the Florida Writers' Book of the Year Award for 2009.

DATE: September 25th, 2010
LOCATION: Calgary, Greenwood Inn
WORKSHOP: 9:30am to 4:30pm
FEE: $99.00 ARWA members/ $129 non-members*

*Presented by the Alberta Romance Writers’ Association

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