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Editing Master Class 1: Show and Tell

Editing Master Class 1: Show and Tell

April 5 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Sherman Oaks NaNo Writing Group

Learn once and for all the difference between showing and telling. In the first half of class, we’ll define terms, look at examples, and talk about when each one is appropriate. In the second half, we’ll workshop telling passages into showing ones. Bring paper & pens or laptops — come ready to rewrite! My Two(...)

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Novel Revision 101: DIY and Collaborative Revision

Novel Revision 101: DIY and Collaborative Revision

April 11 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Nanowrimo Meg

Special writing workshop to kick off the Houston Writers Guild’s Annual Conference! In this three-hour workshop, you’ll draft a plan to get your novel from first draft to finished manuscript. We’ll break down the stages of writing, revising, and editing, and look at how fear, avoidance, and pride are your worst enemies. I’ll teach you(...)

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Houston Writers’ Guild’s Annual Conference

Houston Writers’ Guild’s Annual Conference

April 12
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50 Shades Beyond Gray: Color Your Writing, Infuse Your Future The Houston Writer’s Guild’s 2014 conference is a weekend of fantastic sessions and workshops, and I’m lucky to be included among the presenters. Speakers Keynote Speaker – Jane Friedman, Virginia Quarterly Review, formerly of Writer’s Digest Authors Pamela Fagan Hutchins Nikki Loftin Melanie Bragg Fern(...)

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Editing Master Class 2: Verb Tense

Editing Master Class 2: Verb Tense

April 19 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Sherman Oaks NaNo Writing Group

Learn how putting the right verbs into the right tenses can make your fiction stronger and cleaner. In the first half of class, we’ll talk about verb tense and what it does. In the second half, we’ll tackle examples and practice revising together. Bring paper & pens or laptops — come ready to rewrite! My(...)

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