Do you need deadlines and feedback to keep you on track with your writing? This is the class for you!
There are no lectures, no videos to watch, and no assigned readings. This course is about one thing: motivating you to write and revise.
When you enroll in monthly critique, you'll receive personalized assignments based on your needs, along with a written critique of 8 - 20 manuscript pages* per month.
You'll receive your critique within three business days (or 72 hours) of submission.
*A manuscript page is a standard font (Garamond, Times New Roman) in 12 points or higher, with 2" margins on all sides. When you enroll, you'll be able to select how many pages you want to submit per month.
If you don't want assignments and just want to submit stories or chapters of your novel in progress, that's fine too.
This course is also ideal for students enrolled in PLOTTING THE NOVEL who would like to receive feedback on assignments. If you are enrolled in PLOTTING THE NOVEL, please select the 20 pages per month option; you will be able to submit all of your assignments for critique.
Is monthly critique right for you?
This course is intended for:
You will receive feedback from Michelle on 8-20 pages of writing (in standard manuscript format) per month. (Select the number of pages when you enroll).
You may cancel your subscription at any time. If you don't find the feedback on your first submission helpful, you may cancel and receive a full refund.
Michelle Richmond is the author of four novels, including the New York Times bestseller The Year of Fog, and two story collections, including Hum, winner of the Catherine Doctorow Innovative Fiction Prize, and The Girl in the Fall-Away Dress, winner of the Grace Paley Prize for Fiction. Her new novel will be published in 2017, with foreign editions forthcoming in 27 languages. She has taught in the MFA programs in creative writing at the University of San Francisco, California College of the Arts, St. Mary's College of Moraga, Bowling Green State University, and Notre Dame de Namur University, where she held the Catherine Julie Cunningham Chair. She has also taught novel writing online for Stanford Continuing Studies. She earned an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Miami, where she was a James Michener Fellow. She is the founder and publisher of Fiction Attic Press.
Her articles on narrative craft have appeared in The Writer's Chronicle, Writer's Digest, and Glimmer Train's newsletter for writers, and her essays about literature have appeared in The Believer and Oxford American. Her stories and essays have also appeared in Glimmer Train, The Kenyon Review, The Missouri Review, The Telegraph, The Guardian, Lonely Planet, and many other magazines, newspapers, and anthologies.