9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. at Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville South Cool Springs "Edit Like a Pro: Self-Editing Fiction"
This class covers the basic structure and tools of self-editing, from developmental editing to proofreading. Attendees will gain insight into methods for developing their story’s structure, characters, plot, and prose style. The class also covers common high-level and low-level issues. Writers will leave with a blueprint for designing their personal editing process and an understanding of key elements to look for at each stage of editing.
Knoxville Writing Guild - March 14, 2020 - Knoxville, TN
10 a.m.–12 p.m. at Central United Methodist Church on 3rd Ave
"Querying Process: From Start to Signed"
This workshop helps attendees simplify the querying process and avoid common mistakes. The presentation covers methods for writing a query letter that gets agents’ attention, including strategies for crafting an effective hook, mini-synopsis, and bio. Writers also learn about resources and tools for researching literary agents and prepare to navigate the submission process in a professional way.