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Revise Your Messy First Draft

Intermediate | Congrats on finishing your imperfect first draft! If you’re feeling the elation and terror of “What’s next?” help is here. During our first three sessions, you’ll create a plan for revising your novel into a second draft with clear structure and plot and deeper characters. We’ll spend the remaining five weeks diving into revisions, using your blueprint, with in-class exercises to build key scenes. Prerequisite: Two-thirds of first draft completed.

Due to COVID-19, all classes will take place online-either through Zoom or through Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform-through Spring quarter 2021.

All times are listed in Pacific Time.

Instructor: Jennifer Haupt

Class Type: 8 Sessions


Term: Summer 2021

Start Date: 07/14/2021

End Date: 09/01/2021

Days of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm PDT

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Jennifer Haupt

Jennifer Haupt's essays have been published in O, The Oprah Magazine, The Rumpus, Spirituality & Health, The Sun and elsewhere. Her debut novel, In the Shadow of 10,000 Hills, was published in April 2018, and she is currently working on an autobiographical novel that takes place in Haiti. She teaches at workshops around the country.

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