Workshop Leader: Susan Coll
Fall: September 15 - December 8
Winter/Spring: January 12 - April 13
Summer: Individual monthly check-ins with instructor, June – August
Working with a published novelist, ten participants will workshop their entire novel-in-progress. Other benefits include:
•Consistent writing deadlines, studying aspects of craft, and being part of a supportive community •Panels and Q&As with experts in the industry, including literary agents and visiting writers •Free access to the Studio at The Writer’s Center during the full year (valued at $1,000) •Free admission to literary events at the Center •Being a featured reader (reading works-in-progress) at the 2017 Bethesda Literary Festival
•A one-page cover letter detailing their interest in the program. •A twenty-five page writing sample from their novel in progress. (Submissions must be double spaced and use a standard font.)Admissions will be on a rolling basis, and the number of participants will be limited to ten, so participants are encouraged to submit early.