Melodie Johnson Howe
Writing is Rewriting: Discovering Your Inner Editor
Exploration through the process of editing how the writer can develop his or her own critical monitor. Fiction and nonfiction writers welcome
It is important that a new writer send in a polished manuscript. With that in mind, students will learn what is important to their work: what keeps pace, suspense, and plot moving and what doesn’t. The writing of novels and nonfiction rely on the same techniques: developing character, using dialogue as action, and creating human tension. Raymond Chandler once said, “When in doubt (as a writer) have a man come through the door with a gun in his hand.” Join this workshop and find out how to make that man and that gun real.