The Revision Workshop
5-Week Online Class
The Revision Workshop
June 25 - July 30
$260 if registered by 6/04/2018
$310 if registered after 6/04/2018
Your course registration includes a free 4-issue subscription to Creative Nonfiction or a free ebook; click here for more details.
Instructor: Nadine Kenney Johnstone
First drafts are fun to write, but great writers know that it's in revision that a piece of writing truly takes shape. Many published writers admit that they are not amazing writers, but excellent revisers, and that makes all the difference.
This 5-week workshop will guide you through the steps of effective micro- and macro-revision and the peer review process, and will conclude with advice on how to submit work for publication to newspapers, literary magazines, and other publishers. You will submit one essay of up to 4,000 words for feedback from your instructor and peers, and will then revise and will share passages of revised work for class comment.
Week 1: Why revision is crucial
Week 2: Overarching revision
Week 3: Paragraph-level revision
Week 4: Sentence-level revision
Week 5: Submission
* US residents will receive a complimentary 4-issue subscription to Creative Nonfiction with their online class registration (or a 4-issue extension to their existing subscription). Students outside the US can receive a free copy of the ebook Creating Nonfiction, or can choose to receive a 4-issue print subscription for the cost of shipping fees. We regret that we are not able to supply complimentary digital subscriptions for international students at this time.
If you are an international student who would like a print subscription instead of an ebook, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org after you register.
Refund and cancellation policies:
By 5pm EST on the Monday before classes begin (one week prior to start date):
You may request a refund (less a $50 application fee) or request a transfer to another course in the same term or future term (no fee).Transfer credits must be applied within two years of your cancellation date.
By 5pm EST on the Friday at the end of the first week of classes:
You may transfer your enrollment credit to a future course (less a $95 processing fee for 10-week courses or a $75 processing fee for 5-week courses). Transfer credits must be applied within two years of your cancellation date. You may switch to another class in the same term (subject to availability) for a $25 fee.
No refunds or transfers will be offered after 5 pm on Friday of the first week of classes.