From Rough Draft to Refined Masterpiece: The Art of Manuscript Editing


Starts Monday, October 16, 2023 - Meets Weekly: 10/16, 10/23 - 6 to 7:30 p.m. (EST) for 2 weeks. In this class with six-time author and editor Elizabeth Lyons, you will discover how exciting the editing and revision stage of the book-writing process can be! Elizabeth will teach you simple self-editing techniques and how to make the most of feedback from beta readers. You will also gain an understanding of what to look for in an editor and receive tips on incorporating editorial feedback. Through case studies (both fiction and nonfiction) Elizabeth will demonstrate how she improves her own work and that of others. There will be ample time for questions, and by the end of the class, you will have the knowledge you need to get your manuscript into the best possible shape before moving forward.

Class Details

Cost: $150 per student

Format: Interactive Zoom seminar

Class Start: Monday, October 16, 2023

Meets Weekly: 10/16, 10/23

Time: 6 to 7:30 p.m. (EST) for 2 weeks

Additional Information

About the Instructor

Elizabeth Lyons is a six-time author and book coach, passionate about helping aspiring authors untangle their stories (and themselves) so they can write and publish powerful books. She offers several celebrated online courses that guide authors step-by-step through the writing, publishing, and launching processes. A mom of five, she’s obsessed with coffee, cupcakes, sloths, and consistently remodeling her already perfectly good house.

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