Courses for Apostrophes, Etc. in 2021!

A book made of puzzle piecesStructural Editing

Structural editing – mentioned so often, but so hard to gain experience in. Here’s your chance!

I’m offering through Zoom: a single-day introductory course; and a masterclass of two afternoon sessions, with the opportunity to structurally edit an entire MS in between. The masterclass includes a dedicated one-on-one session for you to talk through your approach to the issues in the MS with me.

Introduction to Structural Editing
When: Sunday, 28 February 2021, 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.
Cost: $165 per person

Structural Editing Masterclass
When: Session 1 – Sunday, 7 March 2021, 1.30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.
Session 2 –Sunday, 21 March 2021, 1.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m.
Plus a one-on-one feedback session of up to 30 minutes, at a time to be arranged
Cost: $120

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Create Your Own Family Cookbook

Looking for something to do in the last weeks of lockdown? How about creating an ebook or actual book of your family’s favourite recipes? In just a couple of hours, learn how to use my custom template on the online design platform Canva to make your own beautiful family heirloom – the perfect Christmas gift, particularly for any young adults in the family.

When: Morning, afternoon or evening to suit you (maximum time: two-and-a-half hours)
Where: Online via Zoom
Cost:  $200 for one person; $120 per person for two or more people

Grammar Boot Camp

If you need to catch up on the parts of speech (you might find there’s a new one since you were at school!), refresh your knowledge of sentence structure or just want to understand why a comma could cost you $2 million, this comprehensive two-day overview is for you.

When: Times on application.
Where: Online currently, due to COVID restrictions in Melbourne.
Cost:  $770

For more details, please click here.Register your interest by sending Susan an email.

Rekindle Your Creative Spark

When you were a child, did you dream of being a writer? Did you imagine performing your own music to a packed stadium? Or did you see yourself in a light-filled studio, surrounded by artworks you had made? If you put aside such dreams as childish, and settled into a sensible career, yet mourned the loss of your creative self, this course is for you! Over 12 weeks, you will be given the framework, structure and stimulus to rediscover your creative side, either in pursuit of a concrete objective or simply to balance your sensible life.

When: On hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Register your interest and to receive more details, click here:  Yes – I’m interested in rekindling my creative spark.