Session: Self-Editing For Indie Authors: Copyediting Techniques to Make Your Writing More Powerful
Audience: All Levels
We all know that good writing is about more than just good grammar. In this session, Lisa will look at the copyediting techniques that will help improve the readability and strength of your words. With a focus on practical application of techniques, Lisa will help writers understand the disadvantages of writing issues like passive voice, nominalization, sticky sentences, overused words and much more.
Head of Marketing, ProWritingAid (also our Silver Sponsor!)
Lisa is a serious word nerd as well as the Head of Marketing at ProWritingAid and Editor of the ProWritingAid Blog. With over 15 years’ experience in writing, marketing, and PR, she sometimes loves the technical elements of writing more than the writing itself. Lisa is the co-author of ’20 Editing Tips from Professional Writers’, ‘The Novel-Writing Training Plan’ and ‘Creating Legends: How to Craft Characters Readers Adore’, and is currently working on her first novel. Her writing can also be found on Writer’s Digest, bookbaby.com, The Writing Cooperative, The Write Life, DIYAuthor and many other sites for writers.