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The Write to Revise

A six-week comprehensive course to editing your novel.

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The Write to Revise
The Write to Revise

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Feb 26, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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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.

Course Overview:

  • 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.

Course Format:

  • Weekly video lectures and assignments.
  • Individualized feedback from the instructor.
  • Q&A sessions for clarifications and additional guidance.

Benefits:

  • 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.

Prerequisites:

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!

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