May 16, 2015

This is a new location.

LOCATION: Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Service Center
4805 Edgemoor Lane
Bethesda, Maryland 20814

Tiffany Yates Martin Presents “Edit Yourself: Practical Steps to Polishing Your Manuscript”

10:00am – 12:00pm  Steps to Successfully Editing Your Work and Micro Edits: Plot/Stakes/Character
12:00pm – 1:30pm – Lunch
1:30pm – 3:30pm Workshop: LIVE Edits of your work.  Bring one page of your manuscript, and Mrs. Yates Martin will do live edits of your work.  She will complete as many edits as time allows.

Tiffany Yates MartinTiffany Yates Martin has worked in the publishing industry for more than twenty years, currently through her editorial consulting company, FoxPrint Editorial, helping authors hone their work to a tight polished draft. As a developmental editor she works both directly with authors as well as through major publishing houses.

As a freelance copyeditor and proofreader, she has worked with major New York publishers, among them Random House, the Penguin Group, and HarperCollins. She holds a BA in English Literature from GSU and is a member of the Editorial Freelancers Association.

She has worked on titles by New York Times best-selling authors and manuscripts for unpublished writers, single titles as well as entire series. Editorial clients include NYT bestseller Sherry Thomas, and Sarah Bird; and as a copyeditor, Jennifer Weiner (Goodnight Nobody), Chuck Palahniuk (Pygmy, Tell-All), Pat Conroy (My Reading Life, Death of Santini), Walter Mosley (Parishioner, Little Green), Sylvia Browne (The Mystical Life of Jesus), Jim Butcher (Dresden Files series), Geraldo Rivera (The Great Progression), J. R. Ward (Black Brotherhood series), “the Blogess” Jenny Lawson (Let’s Pretend This Never Happened), and Perez Hilton (Red-Carpet Suicide), among hundreds of others.