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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.

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Jennifer Baker

Contributing Editor, Electric Literature
Jennifer Baker is a publishing professional of almost 20 years, contributing editor to Electric Literature, creator/host of the Minorities in Publishing podcast, and faculty member of the MFA program in creative nonfiction at Bay Path University. Jennifer is also the editor of the... Read More →

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