Editing Poetry for Beginners (for writers and editors!)

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Poetry is one of the most difficult writing forms, and it’s even harder to edit.

Don’t worry!

Whether you’re a writer or an editor,  I’ve got your poetry editing covered 📝🙌🏻

Feel confident when editing poetry, whether yours or someone else’s, with my short course!

You’ll learn:

✔️ How to edit for clarity

✔️ How to provide suggestions, without changing the poet’s intent

✔️ Choosing grammar and punctuation in subjective environments 

✔️ When to rhyme, and when an alternative better serves

✔️ Dealing with irregular poetry structures

✔️ Considerations when editing anthologies 

✔️ And more!

What’s included in the Editing Poetry Short Course: 

✅ Module 1: Introduction

✅ Module 2: Editing Poetry for Writers

✅ Module 3: Editing Poetry for Editors 

✅ BONUS Module 4: Recorded Live Editing of a Poem! 

✅ BONUS: Editing Poetry Checklist for Writers

✅ BONUS: Editing Poetry Checklist for Editors

✅ Transcript of all the modules

Let me share what I’ve learned as a professional editor, which you can begin applying to your own work right away!

Don't just take it from me.... "Shelly’s Poetry Editing course has proven so helpful. I’ve been looking at branching into editing poetry, but I wasn’t sure where to start… until I found Shelly. The guidance and advice is perfectly pitched to both writers and editors. Thank you!" - Heather P., Bowland Editorial

About the Instructor: Shelly Zev is a Toronto-based bookworm and exclamation mark enthusiast. With experience as a librarian, professional book reviewer, and managing editor of an indie press, Shelly is intimately familiar with the written word. 

Shelly earned an Honours Bachelor of Arts with a double major in English and Media studies, graduating with High Distinction from The University of Toronto, one of the world’s top universities. They later earned their Master of Information, specializing in Library and Information Science. 

They are a proud member of Editors Canada, and frequent speaker educating on the publication industry and written word. Reach out to Shelly if you need support in editing poetry or other written works. You can learn more about them via their website (www.shellyzev.com). 

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As this is a digital course, there are no refunds offered. For any questions before purchasing, please reach out to info@shellyzev.com for more information.

Last updated Jan 4, 2024

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Editing Poetry for Beginners (for writers and editors!)

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