The Writers’ Workshop of Asheville Online Workshop


The Writers’ Workshop is offering online classes for beginning and experienced writers. One class remains in 2020. The class meets on Saturday, November 14, 9:30 – 3:30 pm (Eastern Time) (with a lunch break). Registration is in advance only, at Classes are $70/$65 Workshop members. For more info, email

Nov. 14: Self-Editing Workshop with Karen Ackerson

     Writers of fiction and creative non-fiction books and stories will learn how to revise and polish their works before submitting to an agent or publisher. Techniques will be taught on how to grab the reader’s interest by eliminating unnecessary details, building tension, and fine-tuning dialogue and descriptions. Participants may bring five pages (double-spaced) to the class for discussion. Ackerson is Senior Editor at The Renbourne Editorial Agency (, and has edited hundreds of novels and short stories.

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