Minneapolis Convention Center | April 10, 2015

Episode 92: Second Sight: Teaching Revision Skills in the Workshop

(Bruce Beasley, Kat Finch, Lily Hoang, A.J Verdelle, Rachel Yoder) The teaching of specific revision skills often gets scant time in workshops, overshadowed by the process of critiquing first drafts. Authors of poetry, fiction, plays, nonfiction, and craft books, ranging from an MFA student to an editor of a journal devoted wholly to revision, discuss strategies for teaching revision techniques effectively in workshop. Handouts include unsuccessful first drafts of famous literary works and the revisions that got them from alpha to omega.

Published Date: August 26, 2015

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