KISSING THE FROG: A Crash Course in Editing

Nicki offers a fast-paced, informative beginner's workshop covering the rules of basic grammar and manuscript mechanics, including:

  • The Nine Parts of Speech
  • Punctuation
  • Word and Phrase Choice
  • Sentence and Paragraph Structure
  • Dialogue
  • Passive Voice/Telling and Showing
  • Backstory and Flashbacks

Examples of common writing errors are given, with suggested solutions. Discussion is welcomed. An outlined handout is provided. This workshop is a must for any writer looking to polish a finished manuscript before submitting it. For more information, please contact Nicki.

THE STANDOUT SCRIBBLER: Catching an Editor's Eye

For the intermediate writer, Nicki presents a workshop on how to make your manuscript stand out from the pack. Learn what makes good writing great, and how to help your writing shine. Discussion is welcomed. Examples are given, and a handout is provided. For more information, please contact Nicki.