Becoming Your Own Best Editor: A Faculty Reading

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May 15 - May 15, 2024


A free online reading with authors and Monthly Mentorship faculty Katey Schultz, Desiree Cooper, Alejandro de Acosta, and Sarah Seltzer.

Each author will present, reading from their work and briefly addressing how they have learned to coach themselves through issues within their writing or writing lives. The presentation will be followed by an audience Q&A. Register now and learn how Monthly Mentorship faculty have learned to guide themselves through literary uncertainties.

All registrants will be entered to win a signed copy of a book of their choosing by one of the panelists.

Please note: Registration is required to receive the Zoom link. See link below.

Event will be held via Zoom on May 15 at 7:30 pm ET.


Featured Writers Include:

Katey Schultz, Desiree Cooper, Alejandro de Acosta, and Sarah Seltzer.


Fiction, Creative nonfiction


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Maximum Impact

Maximum Impact provides transformative online curricula and tools for the creative writing process. Our offerings help writers and artists articulate precise language and authentic meaning in their work, so that they feel understood by the greater literary and arts communities. Through Maximum Impact's proven, attentive mentorship approach, clients find deep focus, gentle accountability, and ultimately become their own best sources for inspiration. Some live quietly, pursuing projects for personal fulfillment. Others prefer a public sphere and go on to win awards, receive funding, and achieve maximum impact. All clients share a love of working with the imagination and believe that the right word in the right context can change a life.

Katey Schultz, Director of Maximum Impact, holds an MFA in Writing from Pacific University, and is the author of "Flashes of War", which the "Daily Beast" praised as an “ambitious and fearless” collection, and "Still Come Home", a novel, both published by Loyola University Maryland. Honors for her work include the Linda Flowers Literary Award, Doris Betts Fiction Prize, Foreword INDIES Book of the Year for both titles, gold and silver medals from the Military Writers Society of America, five Pushcart nominations, a nomination to Best American Short Stories, National Indies Excellence Finalist recognition, and writing fellowships in eight states. She lives in Celo, North Carolina, and is the founder of Maximum Impact, a transformative mentoring service for creative writers that has been recognized by both CNBC and the What Works Network. Learn more at