Mon, Feb 05|
The Write to Revise
A six-week comprehensive course to editing your novel.
Time & Location
Feb 05, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
About the Event
Welcome to "The Write to Revise," a comprehensive six-week online course designed to empower authors with the skills and strategies necessary to revise and polish their novel to perfection. This course is ideal for those who have a completed, or close-to-completed, draft of a novel. Meetings will be live and include weekly assignments.
Whether you're a first-time novelist or a seasoned writer seeking to enhance your revision process, this course provides a structured and supportive environment for honing your craft.
- Week 1: Introduction to Revision
- Understanding the importance of revision in the writing process.
- Identifying common pitfalls in early drafts.
- Setting personalized revision goals.
- Week 2: Structural Analysis
- Deconstructing the novel's structure.
- Evaluating pacing and plot progression.
- Techniques for restructuring and organizing narrative elements.
- Week 3: Character Development and Arcs
- Analyzing character motivations and consistency.
- Crafting compelling character arcs.
- Techniques for deepening character relationships.
- Week 4: Dialogue and Voice Enhancement
- Evaluating the effectiveness of dialogue.
- Refining character voices and narrative style.
- Balancing dialogue with narrative description.
- Week 5: Setting and Atmosphere
- Examining the role of setting in storytelling.
- Enhancing descriptive elements to create vivid atmospheres.
- Ensuring consistency in world-building.
- Week 6: Polishing and Final Touches
- Techniques for line editing and proofreading.
- Addressing grammar, punctuation, and syntax.
- Creating a revision checklist for future projects.
- Weekly video lectures and assignments.
- Individualized feedback from the instructor.
- Q&A sessions for clarifications and additional guidance.
- Gain a deep understanding of the revision process.
- Receive personalized feedback on your novel.
- Connect with a community of fellow writers.
- Develop a toolkit of revision techniques for future projects.
Basic familiarity with the novel-writing process and completion of a draft.
Join us on this transformative journey to elevate your novel from a draft to a refined manuscript. Enroll now and take the next step toward achieving your writing goals!
The Write to Revise$299.00