Prose Developmental Edit with Sam

Date

01 - 15 Oct 2021

Location

Online
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Writers from underrepresented backgrounds* can purchase developmental editing sessions with a mentor on our team. All of our mentors have experience with creative writing workshops and editing.

Please provide a Google Doc link to your submission when booking. Your mentor will edit your work within two weeks of you making a booking and will send it back to you via email with an editorial report. In the editorial report, your mentor will highlight any key issues to help you improve your creative writing overall. You will also be given suggestions on how to improve. 

The person displayed as the event speaker will be your mentor. We strongly recommend booking in for a session with a mentor whose specialism aligns with the work you are submitting (click on the mentor’s picture to see what their specialisms are).

*See our About page for more information.

Submission guidelines

Normal margins, 12pt Times New Roman, double spaced

  • [A] One piece up to 2,000 words 
  • [B] One piece up to 3,500 words 
  • [C] One piece up to 5,000 words (includes 1 optional 30-minute Zoom call)

 

Anything that runs over the word limit for the session you have booked will not be looked at.

 


We sometimes have sponsored places available for those on low income. Get in touch with us at contact [at] theselkie.co.uk if you are interested in applying for a sponsored place. You can also email us if you are interested in sponsoring a place, or you could consider donating.

 


Speaker

  • Sam Le Butt
    Sam Le Butt
    The Selkie | Director & Chief Editor

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Cost

£20.00

Book Event

A

One piece up to 2,000 words (£20)

Available Tickets: 1
The A ticket is sold out. You can try another ticket or another date.
B

One piece up to 3,500 words (£30)

Available Tickets: 1
The B ticket is sold out. You can try another ticket or another date.
C

One piece up to 5,000 words and an optional 30-minute Zoom call (£40)

Available Tickets: 1
The C ticket is sold out. You can try another ticket or another date.

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