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I’m proud to be one of the many speakers at the Women in Publishing Summit 2-8 March 2020.

This is my third year!

I was a speaker at the Women in Publishing summit in 2018; that time I talked about using Scrivener. In 2019, I focused on editing: the importance of learning to self-edit, and Editing the RedPen way.

In 2020, I’m focusing on the ‘need to retreat’. As women in publishing, we juggle our writing with other responsibilities: a job, family, friends … and it’s hard enough to find both the time and energy to write.

So, it might seem impossible to abandon everything and attend a retreat. But, my argument is: that’s precisely what we need. A retreat – call it a me-treat – serves to re-energise our minds and soul and is just what the doc ordered. We return to the real world, refreshed and ready to resume life-as-we-know-it.

I host an annual retreat: a weekend in mid November, at the Cottage Hotel, Hope Cove, Devon. Details here.

7-days self-editing

Now, the ‘7-days self-editing’ challenge is waiting for you. Click here to start the enrolment process.

You will be given access to the RedPen membership area of the ScrivenerVirgin website, where you will find the ‘7-days self-editing’ course, and 30 days access, free of charge, to the RedPen Editing Facebook group, where you’ll find an editing tip per day.

If you are also using Scrivener, and would like to follow the blog, click here. You might also like to attend the Tuesday Simply Scrivener Special webinars: 60 mins of Q&A.

Last but not least: if you’d like to join my newsletter list, click here.