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SCOTLAND: Ruthless Revision:An Intensive Hands-On Workshop with Sara Grant *CANCELLED*

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Date(s) - 25/04/2020
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Edinburgh Central Library
7-9 George IV Bridge - Edinburgh, EH11EG

Ruthless Revision: An Intensive, Hands-On Workshop with Sara Grant
“You’ve finished a first draft of your novel. It’s got a beginning, a middle and an end. But your first draft is only the first step on your road to publication.”
So how to move on from that first step? Join us for an in-depth workshop on revision – using a combination of discussion and hands-on activities. Be prepared to review and dissect your work-in-progress and leave with a revision plan to improve your novel.
And this really will be all about your novel, as participants are asked to bring the first two chapters of their novels as well as colour pens and highlighters to the workshop. Sara will share her tips, suggestions, and instructions on how to ruthlessly revise, and you’ll be on your way!

Members price: £18; non-members price: £25


Sara Grant has inspired, written or edited nearly 100 books for children – from funny, magical stories for young readers to action-adventure for middle graders to dark, dystopian YA tales. She teaches master’s courses on writing for children/teens currently at Goldsmiths University and previously at the University of Winchester. She has given writing workshops in the US, UK and Europe. She co-founded Undiscovered Voices which has launched the writing careers of authors, who now have written more than 250 children’s books.
Website:                    Twitter: @authorsaragrant