Revision Strategies: Fiction
1817 Central Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28205
Do you find yourself at a loss when revising your fiction, spending hours moving commas around while the larger edits evade you? Revising your writing can be an intimidating, overwhelming experience, but it doesn’t have to be. In this class, you’ll learn tools and techniques to help you analyze your work, to see the big picture as well as all the intricate moving parts, and to then revise it to a final, polished draft. Bring a draft of a story or a novel excerpt that you’d like to work on in class.
About the Instructor: Kristin Donnalley Sherman lives in Charlotte, where she works as a writer, editor, and writing coach. She’s published both fiction and nonfiction, and is currently at work on two novels. Her work has appeared in Brevity, Barrelhouse, Silk Road, Main Street Rag and Flashquake, and she has won or been a finalist in numerous contests, including Elizabeth Simpson Smith Short Fiction, the Writers Workshop Memoirs, the Reynolds Price Fiction, River Styx Micro-fiction, and the Press 53 Open Awards for Short Short Fiction.
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