Self-Editing Techniques


Price: $5/person

Delivery Method: Online, At Your Own Pace


Being able to edit your own work is a skill every author should develop. It is a skill developed over time and incorporating experience. But where do you start?

This workshop will help authors of all experience levels develop a solid checklist to help them self-edit their own work before every sending to an editor. We’ll cover everything content editing, tightening, grammar clean up and more.

The workshop is broken into the following topics:

  • Types of Editing
  • Start Big and Narrow
  • Goal/Motivation/Conflict (GMC)
  • Pacing & Plot
  • Character Development & Voice
  • World Building / Descriptions
  • Passive vs. Active Voice
  • Telling vs. Showing
  • Dialogue
  • Clichés
  • Little Details