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  • How the revision process works

    Evolution of a Novel

    $79.00

    How the novel revision process works. For writers, editors, book coaches, and critique partners interested in learning about the revision process. Follow along as an author shows how her vision for a novel changes from the original draft to the final published version. Identify what you, as a developmental editor, coach, or critique partner, could…

  • Writing Mystery, Thriller, and Suspense

    $79.00

    $79. How to write mystery, thriller, and suspense novels. This four lesson, self-paced class walks you through writing the related genres of mystery, suspense, and thriller. It covers: Understanding genre conventions Creating a strong central conflict Keys to building tension and suspense Common problems in crime fiction Character development in crime fiction Basics of perspective…

  • Writing Romance

    $79.00

    $79. How to write romance novels. In this self-paced, four-lesson class, you’ll learn the basics of the writing romance. Each lesson includes an assignment for you to do to practice your skills. The class covers: basic conventions of the genre (reader expectations) and why they’re important differences among various subgenres (paranormal, suspense, contemporary, etc.) bringing…

  • Writing Science Fiction and Fantasy

    $79.00

    $79. How to write science fiction and fantasy. In this self-paced four-lesson class, you’ll learn the basics of writing science fiction and fantasy novels. The class covers: conventions of the genres and subgenres (reader expectations)—and why they’re important why the “what if?” matters what we mean by “speculative fiction”’; differences among various subgenres (contemporary fantasy,…

  • how to write a novel

    Foundations of Storytelling for Writers

    $79.00

    $79. How to write a novel. This four-lesson, self-paced class, written by a developmental editor, shows authors how to apply developmental editing principles to their own work. You’ll learn what concerns like “lack of a clear central conflict” and “poor character development” mean, how to find out if your novel has such story problems, and,…

  • Naked Editing

    $30.00

    $30 (each month). How-to for developmental editors. Now enrolling for January, 2023. In this ongoing class, we’ll use published novels to talk about story development/developmental editing. Each month we’ll read and discuss a new novel from a developmental perspective: What (if anything) is going wrong developmentally? What might we suggest the author do to fix…

  • Editorial Toolkit: Book Doctoring and Ghostwriting (Jul 5 – Aug 1, 2023)

    $275.00

    $275. How to perform book doctoring and ghostwriting. This four-week, instructor-led class shows you the basics of book doctoring, coauthoring, and ghostwriting, which go beyond editing to actually writing and/or rewriting an author’s work. Though much of the available work is in nonfiction, there are opportunities for fiction editors/writers as well. We’ll talk about: how book…

  • coaching for editors and writers

    Coaching for Editors and Writers

    $175.00

    $175. Coaching for Editors and Writers. Both new and experienced editors sometimes need professional guidance in the craft of editing or in growing their editing business. Jennifer Lawler, an experienced editor, offers personal coaching to help. Coaching typically takes place via phone conversations (Zoom if you prefer) or through email. Types of coaching Jennifer offers…

  • coaching for editors and writers

    Coaching for Editors and Writers (3 hour package)

    $350.00

    $350. Both new and experienced editors sometimes need professional guidance in the craft of editing or in growing their editing business.  Jennifer Lawler, an experienced editor, offers personal coaching to help. Coaching typically takes place via phone conversations (Zoom if you prefer) or through email. Types of coaching Jennifer offers include: Developing your skills through…

  • give the gift of learning how to edit

    Club Ed Gift Card

    $25.00$250.00

    $25 – $250. Give a gift of learning!