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Saturday, April 30 • 1:15pm - 2:30pm
7K: How To Be Your Own Best Editor FILLING

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Truman Capote famously said he revised not with a pen but with a sword. In this session, we will discuss how to do that. How do you turn a cold eye on your own novel, memoir, essay, or short story so that you can revise it to a publishable work? Hood will share her own stories of revisions and offer practical, helpful tips so you can be your own best editor.

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Ann Hood

Ann Hood is the author of the bestselling novels The Book That Matters Most, The Obituary Writer, The Knitting Circle, The Red Thread, and Somewhere Off the Coast of Maine. Her memoir, Comfort: A Journey Through Grief, was a NYT Editor's Choice and was named one of the top ten non-fiction books of 2008 by Entertainment Weekly. Hood has won two Pushcart Prizes, two Best American Food Writing Awards, a Best American Travel Writing Award, and a Best... Read More →

Saturday April 30, 2016 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Whittier Room