Editing for Creative Writers

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Editing for Creative Writers

The Confluence Historic Site & Parkland

Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Time: 6:30 – 8pm
Price: $20

Whether you aspire to write a novel or short story, editing is a core skill every writer needs to make their project shine. Building a strong editing skill can help you create cohesive stories and keep readers engaged with your work.

In this workshop, instructor Tereasa Maillie will cover the basics of editing creative writing pieces, from catching errors in grammar and punctuation to how to tackle editing the content, style, flow, and consistency throughout your manuscript. This course is intended for aspiring writers or those at the beginning of their writing career.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Editing basics, such as grammar and punctuation
  • The EDIT system
  • How to do line-by-line edits
  • How to perform structural and substantive editing on pieces
About the Instructor

Tereasa Maillie

Tereasa Maillie (she/her) is a historical researcher and writer living in Calgary, Alberta. She holds a BA in history from the Univeristy of Calgary. Currently she is finishing her Masters from Athabasca University in heritage and history. Tereasa’s areas of specialty are Metis, 2SLGTBQIA+, and local history. She’s also passionate about writing plays, short stories and creative non-fiction, with multiple pieces having been published and performed.

For more information and to register visit Editing for Creative Writers — The Confluence.

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