Workshop: How to Edit Yourself into Print with Jamie Bastedo

Jamie Bastedo, award-winning author of 12 books celebrating the North.

To write is human, to edit is divine.” Stephen King

Are you seeking a higher level of freedom, confidence and creativity in your writing? Are you looking for a leg up to the publisher’s door? Then this workshop is for you. Learn how to:

  • Strengthen your story
  • Breathe life into your characters
  • Add punch and realism to dialogue
  • Know when to use a variety of editing tools
  • Find the fire behind the smoke of your initial drafts
  • Give your writing a professional edge.

Saturday, February 18th, 2012 1- 4:30 p.m.; Aurora College, Room 308

Registration: Yellowknife Book Cellar.  Fee: $40. Discount of 10% with valid NorthWords Membership card.

Recommended workshop text available at Book Cellar: Self-Editing for Fiction Writers.

More info HERE

Jamie’s workshop is the second in our 3-part “Do It Yourself, Authors!” series. COMING MARCH 31, 2012: MAKE A NOISE! SELF-MARKETING FOR AUTHORS. MORE INFO POSTED SOON. 


Workshop: Being Your Own Publisher

Annelies Pool

In this workshop, well-known northern Author/Editor/Publisher Annelies Pool looks at all aspects of being an indie publisher. She’ll examine the pros and cons of traditional, POD and ebook publishing, the costs, the steps involved, what to watch out for, promotion and publicity and more.  Saturday, January 21, 1 – 4:30 pm; Room 308, Aurora College, Yellowkife; Fee: $40 (10% discount with NorthWords membership).  Registration at Yellowknife Book Cellar.  More info HERE.

COMING FEBRUARY 18, 2012: 

Self-Editing Workshop with Jamie Bastedo. More info HERE.