Editing your Work with Juliet E McKenna
15 October, 2023
1:00 pm BST
You’ve got a first draft – now what?
An editor says they like your novel, and can you cut it by 25%?
Where do you even start?!
It’s time for THE RUTHLESS RED PENCIL
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Start Editing
A workshop on revising your own work with Juliet E McKenna.
Juliet E McKenna is a British fantasy author living in the Cotswolds, UK. Loving history, myth and other worlds since she first learned to read, she has written fifteen epic fantasy novels so far. Her debut, The Thief’s Gamble, began The Tales of Einarinn in 1999, followed by The Aldabreshin Compass sequence, The Chronicles of the Lescari Revolution, and The Hadrumal Crisis trilogy. The Green Man’s Heir was her first modern fantasy rooted in British folklore in 2018, followed by The Green Man’s Foe, The Green Man’s Silence, and The Green Man’s Challenge. The Green Man’s Quarry is coming in October 2023. She writes and comments on book trade issues, has served as a judge for major genre awards, and reviews online and for magazines. She writes diverse short stories and novellas enjoying forays into darker fantasy, steampunk and SF. She has also written murder mysteries set in ancient Greece as J M Alvey. There are other interesting projects in hand, but she can’t talk about those just yet…
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