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Classes Starting the Week of May 20 & 27

Starting the Week of May 20 Plot Gardening with Ines Johnson  Driving Through Tunnels—What Does Your Character Fear Most? with Kathy Otten  Overwriting Oh Nos! Trimming Your Prose the Painless Way with JoSelle Vanderhooft Starting the Week of May 27 Romancing the Doctor: An Author’s Guide to Medical Terminology with Patricia Fischer  How to Write the …
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Fatty Sentences—or Reducing Prepositional Phrases by Franca Pelaccia

Has an editor recommended you tighten your sentences by reducing excess fat? Have you wondered how when you edited to the bare bones? Think again. Among other things, you may have a case of superfluous prepositional phrases. Deleting them won’t damage the beauty and flow of your well-thought and over-revised sentences or the overall plot. …