Midpoint

Sunday, August 29, 2021, 12-4pm PT

We've come to the middle of our journey through Middle Earth. During this half-day rest stop, we'll reassess, regroup, and prepare for the remainder of the journey.

    12noon - CATCH UP & KVETCH LUNCH 
    • Get caught with one another and compare war stories about where you are on your journey
    • Q&A about the aspects of your story that are giving you grief
    • Soup + sandwiches and side salad, and crisps
    12:45-1pm - BREAK
      1pm - ASK AN EDITOR
      • We will have an editor on tap (virtually, via phone or videochat) to answer your questions, so come armed with lots of ‘em (... armed with questions, that is, not editors)
      2pm - BREAK
        2:15pm - SELF-EDITING - this is the bulk of the journey, so wear comfortable shoes!
        • Self-editing vs. self-loathing
        • Which type(s) of edits do you need most at this point?
        • Arcs
        • Dump your baggage, kill your darlings
        • Getting beta-ready
        3pm - BREAK
          3:15pm - Q&A CREAM TEA
          • Ask questions about today’s workshop content
          • Arrange to beta read for your journeymates
          • Scones & sweets
          Workshop takes place at Pamela's in Garden Grove. Afternoon tea will be served. Cost for food & beverage and half-day use of the facilities is $50 per person (includes tax & tip) 

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