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Edit Your Book in a Month with Eliza Knight - deadline 8/30/10

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Online Workshop: Edit Your Book in a Month

Instructor: Eliza Knight

Dates: September 1-30, 2010

Registration Deadline: August 30, 2010

Fee: $10/HHRW members, $20/others

To register for this class: http://www.heartsthroughhistory.com/classreg.htm

FMI: HHRW Campus Coordinator: classes@heartsthroughhistory.com

Class Description:

Eliza will present tips on editing, most common mistakes made in manuscripts, what editors and judges are looking for and show you how to evaluate the following:

• Overused/Weak words

• Weak verbs

• Use of the 5 senses

• Tightening up those sentences

• Hooks - beginning and ending

• Point-of-view

• Show vs. Tell

• Active vs. Passive

• Goals, Motivation, and Conflict

• Dialogue

• Story development / Plot / Characterization / Setting

• Inconsistencies (example: heroine's eyes are blue in chapter one and brown in chapter two)

With each new item presented, Eliza will show you how to use the information to edit your manuscript. Throughout the workshop participants will be able to post excerpts from their WIP for review and critique by Eliza and fellow classmates.

By the end of this class, your WIP should be clean and ready for submission! The skills learned during this workshop can be used for your future manuscripts as well.


Eliza Knight is the multi-published author of sizzling historical romance and erotic romance. While not reading, writing or researching for her latest book, she chases after her three children. In her spare time (if there is such a thing...) she likes daydreaming, wine-tasting, traveling, hiking, staring at the stars, watching movies, shopping and visiting with family and friends. She lives atop a small mountain and enjoys cold winter nights when she can curl up in front of a roaring fire with her own kinght in shining armor. Visit Eliza at www.elizaknight.com.

Format: Course is conducted via Yahoo Groups email with lessons and Q&A. You will receive an invitation to join the group a few days before. If you don't receive this invitation, please contact the Campus Coordinator: classes@heartsthroughhistory.com

For additional information, contact the Campus Coordinator at classes@heartsthroughhistory.com

To register for this class: http://www.heartsthroughhistory.com/classreg.htm

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