'Editing at work'. 6th Annual Collaborative Writing Workshop by the sea

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'Editing at work'. 6th Annual Collaborative Writing Workshop by the sea

Time: May 18, 2012 from 9:30am to 4:30pm
Location: Friends Meeting House, Brighton
Street: Ship Street, BN1 1AF
City/Town: Brighton
Website or Map: http://www.brightonquakers.co…
Phone: 01273 770 258
Event Type: writers', workshop
Organized By: Bob MacKenzie
Latest Activity: May 10, 2012

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'Editing is the process of selecting and preparing written, visual, audible, and film media used to convey information through the processes of correction, condensation, organization, and other modifications performed with an intention of producing a correct, consistent, accurate, and complete work.


The editing process often begins with the author's idea for the work itself, continuing as a collaboration between the author and the editor as the work is created. As such, editing is a practice that includes creative skills, human relations, and a precise set of methods.'

(Wikipedia)

Why come?

How far do you agree with this interpretation? Is editing always like this, or are there other - sometimes more problematic - aspects of editing as well?


One way or another, editing is at work everywhere.  Knowingly or not, we’re all editors, and we’ve all experienced the editing process.  This year, we’d like to explore with you our collective experiences of and possibilities for ‘editing at work’.  What meanings and experiences of ‘editing’ might you bring?  In what contexts and circumstances might editing be ‘at work’? 

To discover what might happen, please open the document at the top of this panel.

This is the 6th of our annual collaborative writing workshops by the sea.  It's happening in the middle of the Brighton Festival, and takes place on a Friday.  So why not plan to make a festive weekend of it?

We look forward to seeing you at the seaside!

How to reserve your place

Our annual collaborative writing workshops have proved extremely popular, so we suggest that you book early to avoid disappointment.  To ensure your place, please send £30 to this Paypal account (click here, and select the 3rd item from the drop-down menu).  If you prefer to pay by cheque, please make it payable to ‘AMED’, and send it to Linda Williams, AMED, P.O. Box 7578, Dorchester, DT1 9GD.  Please mark the back of your cheque ‘2012 Brighton Writing Workshop’.  You’ll receive a receipt by return.

To find out more, or to suggest ideas, please contact Bob MacKenzie E:  bob_mackenzie@btopenworld.com

M:  07855-458-691

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