Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Wednesday Workshop

Twelve Foolproof Ways to Polish Your Manuscript (and Improve Your Writing!) with Lynn Kerstan
April 26, 2010 – May 16, 2010
$15 for PI Members and $20 for Non-members

All you really need to know about cleaning up your messes and learning how to avoid them in the first place.
Lesson topics include:
Dialogue tags;
Using character names and pronouns;
“Invisible” Words;
POV: Establishing, Changing, and Cheats;
Scene Openings and Transitions;
Character “Voice”;
Common Grammar Goofs;
Powering Up Your Prose;
Dead Matter;
Descriptive Lumps;
iagnosing Your Weaknesses;
Playing to Your Strengths.

Lynn Kerstan, former college professor, folksinger, professional bridge player, and nun, is the author of nine Regency romances, eleven historical romances, and several novellas. She is presently developing a paranormal series.

A five-time RITA Finalist (one win), she is regularly featured on awards lists.

She also does line-editing and copy-editing for Red Sage Publishing. An Internet junkie, she blogs with Anne Stuart, Maggie Shayne, Patricia Potter, Tara Taylor Quinn, and Suzanne Forster at

To Pay Online: Using PayPal (PayPal), send payment to with “WORKSHOP – Revision and Polishing” as the subject. In the “message” section, include Your Name and Email Address.

Cost: $15 for Passionate Ink Members, $20 for non-members
To pay by check, print this page and send with a check to:

Passionate Ink Workshops
c/o Robin L. Rotham
P.O. Box 2412
Norfolk, NE 68701

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  1. A nun and she line edits for Red Sage???

  2. LOL...I saw that too, I'm guessing with a verrrrry progressive church. ;)