BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-// Event W15//EN UID:2012051603300002931 BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY: Fine-Tuning Your First Chapter LOCATION: State Library of NSW, Mitchell Meeting Room 2, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney DESCRIPTION: Publishers and editors often say they can tell from the first few pages of a manuscript whether it’s worth their while reading on. Don’t let your first chapter let you down! Join experienced editor Nicola O’Shea as she shows you how to examine your own writing for common weaknesses such as overwriting, stilted dialogue, flabby sentences and overused adverbs. Let Nicola teach you how to make revisions to strengthen and vitalise your first chapter. nnThis workshop is suitable for fiction and non-fiction writers. Please bring a printout of your own work that you are happy to write on and cut up.nnSupported by Pantera Press.nnDuration: 3 hoursnMaximum capacity: 16 participants\n\nhttp://archive.swf.org.au/index.php?option=com_2012&task=view_detail&agid=2931&Itemid=124\n\nParticipants: Nicola O’Shea\nCost: $85/$75 \nBookings: 9250 1988 sydneytheatre.org.au\nDisabled Access: Yes\nHearing Loop : No DTSTAMP:20120516T033000Z DTSTART:20120516T033000Z DTEND:20120516T063000Z END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR