Manuscript Editing for Fiction Writers,
with Ursula Wong

Saturday, May 18, 2019

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Thayer Memorial Library 

This workshop is designed for fiction writers who are trying to improve the overall quality of their manuscripts. It overviews techniques for content editing; improving the story, story arc, character development and using writing craft to better tell the story. It discusses copyediting, common editing mistakes, and offers tips and tricks for finding errors. Finally, it discusses professional editing, where to find editors, when to use them, and how to leverage their suggestions to maximum benefit.

Ursula Wong is a retired engineer who writes gripping stories about strong women battling impossible odds to achieve their dreams. Her work has appeared in Everyday Fiction, Spinetingler Magazine, Mystery Reader’s Journal, and the popular Insanity Tales anthologies. Her award-winning debut novel, Purple Trees, and her WW II thrillers Amber Wolf and Amber War are available at fine online retailers and on her website at http://ursulawong.wordpress.com. Her latest novel, Amber Widow, matches Eastern European radicals against Russia in a vicious game of nuclear chess.