You’ve drafted your novel or other writing project and are ready to show it to trusted readers. Exciting, right? Well, yes and no. Gaining critiques and processing them in a helpful way can be challenging. We’ll discuss how to absorb critical feedback, what to look for in critiques, how to handle conflicting advice, how to stay true to your vision, and how to remain positive so you can revise and improve your project. Perfect for writers who’ve drafted a NaNoWriMo novel or anyone who could use some guidance as they undergo the critique process and aim to revise.
This class takes place remotely online via Zoom. Register to receive the zoom link and class instructions.
Laura Maylene Walter is the author of the novel Body of Stars (Dutton, 2021) and the short story collection Living Arrangements (BkMk Press, 2011). Laura’s writing has appeared in Poets & Writers, Kenyon Review, Slate, The Sun, and many others. Laura is a founding editor of Literary Cleveland’s Gordon Square Review and is the Ohio Center for the Book Fellow at Cleveland Public Library, where she hosts Page Count, a literary podcast.