"Something for Everyone!"
30 Days of WIK'15
- Writing Intensive with Harold Underdown
Harold Underdown will host a half-day writing intensive titled, "Editing Without an Editor"
*Intensives are an additional fee. Please see Registration page for cost.
Editing Without an Editor
How can writers improve their work without hiring professionals? This fast-paced workshop shows you how to use reader response theory, feedback from others, and a variety of “big-picture” methods and detailed editing techniques to make your manuscript—novel, picture book or nonfiction—better.
AUDIENCE: Writers, all levels.
ABOUT HAROLD UNDERDOWN:
Harold Underdown is an independent editor and publishing consultant who helps writers develop their manuscripts through critiques and other editorial and consulting services for individuals and publishers. Harold enjoys teaching and is the author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Children’s Book Publishing, now in its third edition. He founded and runs “The Purple Crayon,” a respected web site with information about the children’s publishing world at www.underdown.org. He speaks and gives workshops through the Highlights Foundation, SCBWI’s national and regional conferences, and Kid’s Book Revisions (offering online and on-site tutorials, webinars, and workshops in partnership with Eileen Robinson). As an in-house editor, he previously worked at Macmillan, Orchard, and Charlesbridge, and has experience in trade and educational publishing.