Editors South Australia (Editors SA) is the lead organisation for editors and editing in South Australia

Editors South Australia is a professional association that supports practising editors and promotes the highest standards of editing. Editors SA provides regular opportunities for its members to meet one another, develop their editing (and related) skills and keep up to date with new technologies. Professional accreditation is strongly advocated through IPEd (Institute of Professional Editors) as a way of setting an objective benchmark of standards. IPEd’s Editors Directory links editors to potential employers or clients.


Workshop: Manuscript assessment for editors
with Connie Berg

Date: Saturday 20 July 2019
Time: 9:00am to 1:30pm
Venue: Intersect, 167 Flinders Street, Adelaide SA
Cost: $90 members; $63 distance members (more than 120km from Adelaide CBD); $135 non-members; $90 affiliate members

Bookings close Thursday 18 July 2019

About this event:

This half-day workshop will cover:
  • the basic mechanics of good writing, so you can better identify which parts of a manuscript can be improved
  • techniques of critiquing writing styles
  • the language of writing, so that you can give constructive feedback to an author in a professional manner.

You will also learn about:
  • the issues to address in your client pre-meetings
  • how to provide useful assessment reports.

About the presenter:

Connie Berg is an experienced manuscript assessor. She also works with writers as a mentor, editor and publisher. She teaches in writing workshops and is a writer herself, with many of her short stories, poems and articles appearing in magazines, anthologies and newspapers. Connie co-founded the Langhorne Creek Writers' Festival and has been the festival organiser from its inception in 2013. In 2014 she founded and is the publisher of Sunshine Press, a print-on-demand press, which has published 14 titles.

Connie has a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with members and we are delighted to have her lead this manuscript assessment workshop.

Any enquiries about the workshop, please email edsa.events@iped-editors.org

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