There will not be a Business of Writing International Summit in 2015. The events below will be taking place instead.

Summit Writing Workshops

August 15, 2015             Completing Your First Draft & How to Edit Your Own Work

Location: Hampton Inn & Suites, Alliant Drive (I-64 & Blankenbaker), Louisville KY
Time: 9 AM to 4 PM
Have you been working on your manuscript and just can't seem to finish? Are you completing your first novel and need some direction? Have you been working on a project for months or years and can't seem to finish? This workshop will give you the motivation and direction you need to complete your first draft, and get your manuscript ready for an editor.
Here is some of what you will learn:         
  • How to write in the flow and stay active until you complete your first draft
  • How to approach research without stopping the flow
  • Don’t let the 'perfect become the enemy of the good'
  • Overcoming writers block
  • The Five Cs of editing
  • Levels of copyediting
  • Hard copy verses "online" editing
  • How to tell when your manuscript is ready for the editor
  • Tricks to improve any manuscript

Coming in September 2015           Writing & Publishing Children’s Books - A to Z            
Coming in September 2015           Writing Evaluations (limited to 10 writers)

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