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"Be Your Own Best Editor" with Jodi Egerton

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St. Edward's University, Trustee Hall 303
3001 S. Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78704

9/19/2015 From 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


$99 for members (sign in for member pricing)

$159 for nonmembers

Before purchasing, please read all policies as noted below and on our Classes page.

Note: Online registration will close at the end of Thursday, September 17. After that you can pay admission at the door with a check for the walk up rate - $109 for members and $169 for nonmembers - as long as seats are available. Thank you!

Editing is the key to making a good project great. In this workshop we'll dive in to the art of editing your own writing. We'll test out strategies for editing your whole work--from revising the macro structure of your project down to fine-tuning at the sentence level. We'll cover when to cut, how to strengthen a sentence, the art of condensing, and how to see your own work with fresh eyes.

To get the most out of this workshop, please bring along a work in progress of any length ready for editing. You can bring it printed out or on a laptop or tablet--however you work best.

About the instructor:

Jodi Egerton offers workshops, editing, writing, and mentoring services as Write Good Consulting. Jodi has her Ph.D. in English from the University of Texas at Austin. During her years at UT and as an Assistant Professor of English Writing and Rhetoric at St. Edward’s University, Jodi taught classes focusing on writing strategies for small businesses, social media writing, magazine writing, and analyzing comedy. Jodi also works as a wordslinger with Typewriter Rodeo, crafting custom poems on vintage typewriters.

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NOTE: Tickets are not refundable, but they are transferable. If you purchase a ticket and then find you cannot attend, someone else can attend in your stead. Simply contact us at or 512-499-8914 and let us know so that we can update the class roster. For policies, please visit our Classes page.


This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department. Visit Austin at


Writers' League of Texas classes and workshops are also funded in part by the Texas Commission on the Arts - Investing in a Creative Texas. For more information, go to


The Writers' League of Texas would like to thank St. Edward's University for its generous support and commitment to community, ongoing education, and the arts. Visit