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Edit Your Own Writing Workshop

Author and editor Carol Cartaino will visit the West Union Library on Wednesday, September 21 at 5:30 p.m . to lead a hands-on workshop on “How to Edit Your Own Writing.” Editing your work own work is difficult, but is an essential task for every writer. Carol Cartaino, an editor with 40 years of professional experience, will lead this hands-on workshop to help you learn how to go about it. For the past 40 years, Carol has been a professional editor, writer, and collaborator, working on a wide variety of subjects in nonfiction and fiction. This workshop is free of charge, but space is limited, so please call 937-544-2591 to reserve your seat.

Even bestselling authors have to revise their own work before sending it to an editor or publisher. New and self-published authors are their own first editors. Editing your work own work is hard, but essential for every writer. An editor with 40 years of professional experience will tell you exactly how to go about it.

Carol Cartaino is a native of New Jersey and graduate of Rutgers University. For the past 40 years, Carol has been a professional book editor, writer, and writer’s collaborator, working on almost every subject imaginable within nonfiction and fiction. She has helped authors writing on every subject to produce more effective, salable, and satisfying books and articles.

Carol was an editor in the Trade Division of Prentice-Hall, Inc, for ten years, and in the ten years that followed was the editor-in-chief of Writer’s Digest Books in Cincinnati, a fountainhead of information for aspiring writers. In her 20 years of freelance editing and collaboration since, she has been an editor and book doctor for literary agents, publishers, book producers, and authors across the country.

Among other works, Carols is the author of Get Organized, Get Published! 50 Ways to Make Time for Success, with co-author Don Aslett.