Get your first three pages critiqued!

Want to get your first three pages critiqued in real time? At the September program, Deeanne Gist will give suggestions on how to tighten your manuscript. However, you need to email your submission before the program.

Submissions will be accepted between July 1, 2017 – August 31, 2017. 

Instructions how to complete the submission form

Submission form

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Program description:

Cranking up the pace of your manuscript could be as simple as gleaning and threshing excess words from your work, rearranging a paragraph here and there, or cutting out entire sections. Watch as international bestselling, RITA award winning author Deeanne Gist edits manuscript pages in real time from attendees’ anonymous submissions, then discuss and compare together to decide if the edits/omissions helped or hurt—and why.

DISCLAIMER: Not for the faint-hearted. Deeanne won’t be mean, but in order for the session to be effective, she will be thorough. Only submit your work if you are willing to have it shown on the screen during the workshop in front of everyone where Deeanne will be respectful, but completely honest, about what needs to be done (in her professional opinion). No names will be used. Release forms will be required for all who submit.