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All Levels | This is a class for anyone struggling with a book. Although that first sprint of 50 pages into a book—either novel or nonfiction—can be very exhilarating, it’s hard to sustain until the end. Sooner or later, you’re likely to find yourself in a creative ditch, wheels spinning. We’ll take a look at when to revise and when not to revise; what questions are productive, and what questions are counter-productive. We’ll seek out ways to re-invigorate ourselves for much more writing. The final class will be a tutorial of the business of finding an agent and/or publisher for your book.
This class takes place online via our partner, WetInk, and can be completed at your own pace each week.
Peter Mountford’s novel A Young Man’s Guide to Late Capitalism won a 2012 Washington State Book Award. His second novel, The Dismal Science, was published in February, 2014. A former Hugo House writer in residence, Peter is currently on faculty at Sierra Nevada College's low residency MFA program.