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Saturday, April 6 • 10:30am - 11:45am
5I: The Revisionist: Using Your Inner Editor as a Writer FULL
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The biggest step to finishing is revising. But for many writers, this can be the hardest threshold to cross. When receiving feedback, processing feedback, and finding ways to fill plot holes or alter moments for greater impact how do we as writers implement these updates on the page? And how does our inner editor (critic) zero in on those points to smooth out the wrinkles?

In this workshop, participants will compare early versions to final versions of fiction and nonfiction to see what's been added/removed, discuss different methods to tackle new drafts, and do on-site revisions of their own with time left over for feedback to compare the before & after based on discussion. The opening icebreaker will have the group write a short scene together and close with us revising it together.

Presenters
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Jennifer Baker

Contributing Editor, Electric Literature
Jennifer Baker  is a publishing professional, creator/host of the Minorities in Publishing podcast, and contributing editor to Electric Literature. In 2017, she was awarded a NYSCA/NYFA Fellowship & a Queens Council on the Arts New Work Grant for Nonfiction Literature. Her essay... Read More →


Saturday April 6, 2019 10:30am - 11:45am
St. James Room - 4th Floor

Attendees (40)