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    Learn how to become a more objective reader of your work in practical seminar sessions with professional editors, and receive one-to-one feedback on a section of your manuscript.

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    your book

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    Or you're looking for a final read and review?
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How To Edit Your Book

How To Edit Your Book

Learn how to become a more objective reader of your work with a day of advice and practical exercises from professional editors in the publishing industry.

How To Create An Immersive Setting

How To Create An Immersive Setting

Best-selling author Helen Simonson discusses her top advice for creating an immersive setting in your writing.

From First Draft to Final Draft

From First Draft to Final Draft

Critically acclaimed author William Ryan leads an exclusive 10-week course offering guidance on how to turn a work-in-progress into a ready-to-submit manuscript.

How to Hook an Agent: Non-Fiction

How to Hook an Agent: Non-Fiction

This intimate half-day event will give you insider knowledge on how to submit your non-fiction book, what agents are looking for, and how to grab their attention.

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