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Cost: $100.00

I will send you, via e-mail, a 30-page packet of information and exercises for character-building, plot structure, dialogue, point-of-view, revision, and more. In addition, You can submit up to 10 pages (double-spaced, 12 point font, standard margins) of writing for my editorial notes. I will critique the pages, addressing any issues, including but not limited to plot, character development, syntax, grammar, and dialogue. I will point out what I believe works and offer some advice for an overall direction.

After I give notes, I will be available via e-mail for follow up if you have questions.

This class is available now. I will take up to ten students at a time and get back to you within one week of payment.

To sign up for the online writing critique, please e-mail me:


Days: Thursdays, beginning November 3 (Dates, 11/3, 11/10, 11/17, 12/1, 12/8, 12/15)
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Location: Marblehead, MA
Cost: $40/each class; 6-week commitment; $240/total for first session.

Working on a novel and need the support and structure of a group? Want to start a novel, but looking for some guidance and direction? In this ongoing workshop, students will work on their novels in a fun and supportive atmosphere. In addition to reading and providing feedback on one another’s works-in-progress, we will discuss and experiment with varied literary devices, including characterization, motivation, plot, point of view, voice, setting, and dialogue. Novels of all genres are welcome.

To sign up, please e-mail me:

To sign up for the novel writing workshop, please e-mail me:

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