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Online: Bold Types: Editing Mistress-class

22nd October at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Creative Writing Credit: GWL

Submissions are open for our annual writing competition and this workshop will help you to build your boldness before you send us your work!

Bold Types: Editing Mistress-class, Thursday 22nd October, 2pm to 3.30pm, Online, Women only

Creative Writing Credit: GWL
Creative Writing Credit: GWL


So you’ve written you story or poem for our Bold Types competition, but you’re reluctant to let it go. How do you know when your writing is perfect? What will give you the boost you need to share it with the world? Along with some handy editing tips, our mistress-class will give you the support and encouragement to be bold and submit!

It was great to get feedback and really helped me to improve my story!” – Editing Mistress-class participant

This is one of our “take part” events this Autumn – grab a pen and paper (or your keyboard!) and get involved with the writing exercises. All sharing is voluntary!

Entries for the competition are now open so be bold and submit your short stories and poems of up to 1000 words. Email your writing (either in the body of an email or in an attached word document) on the theme of FUTURE to info@womenslibrary.org.uk with Bold Types Competition Entry in the subject line. Entries should be new work not submitted elsewhere and you can enter once in each category. The closing date is Friday 30th October 2020 and you can find out more here.

Event Outline

1.55pm: Zoom room opens

2pm: Welcome and Introduction

2.10pm: Editing tips

2.25pm: Share your writing in pairs/threes and get feedback.

2.55: Comfort Break

3.05pm: Discussion and wider sharing of work

3.20pm: Discussion and goodbyes!


Bookings are now closed for this event. The event is free and open to all. To attend, please book below and we will share an email invitation with you a few days before the event.  If you would like to make a donation to Glasgow Women’s Library, you can do so herePlease note that booking will close on Wednesday 21st October and there are limited places. 


This session takes place via an online video call link. If you would like to attend, please book below and we will share an email invitation along with simple and straight forward instructions on how this will work. If you have any concerns about how this will work for you, please do get in touch and we’ll do all we can to support you in joining the session.



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Glasgow Women’s Library
0141 550 2267