What to Expect From Your Editor
Presentation, discussion with Larry Edwards,
Shirley Clukey at SDWEG meeting, Sept. 24
SAN DIEGO, Calif. What can you expect from your editor? What, exactly, does an editor do?
Get the answer to these questions and many more from Larry Edwards and Shirley Clukey at the monthly meeting of the San Diego Writers/Editors Guild on Monday, Sept. 24.
Discussion topics include:
- What an editor does
- Types/levels of editing
- Common errors that writers make
- Manuscript formatting
- Style guides and style sheets
- Editing fees
Larry Edwards of Polishing Your Prose is a professional editor, author, journalist and publishing consultant.
Shirley Clukey of Effective Editing is a professional editor and president of the San Diego Professional Editors Network (SD/PEN).
"Manuscripts are often rejected for improper formatting, bad grammar, awkward syntax, 'plot holes' and a through-line that wanders off course," Edwards says. "Shirley and I will show how editors help writers get back on course and weed out those pesky nitpicks."
"Come prepared to be educated and entertained," Shirley adds.
Date/Time: Monday, Sept. 24 6:30 p.m.
Location: Health Services Complex, 3851 Rosecrans St.,
San Diego, CA 92110
Cost: Free to SDWEG members; $5 for non-members
About Larry M Edwards
Edwards edits fiction and nonfiction books, and consults with authors regarding their publishing options under the imprint Wigeon Publishing. He is an award-winning investigative journalist, the author of two books as well as two published short stories, and a former newspaper and magazine editor. He teaches writing and publishing workshops, and is a judge for the San Diego Book Awards. His book Dare I Call It Murder? A Memoir of Violent Loss, Grief and Clarity took first place in the 2012 San Diego Book Awards, unpublished memoir category.
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Get writing and editing tips at his blog, Polishing That Prose.
Contact: Larry Edwards
To learn more, visit: www.larryedwards.com.