Revision Lab Workshop

Creative Writing Basics: Revision

Presented by Brian Malloy

Take out your manuscript and red (or pink) and green highlighters for this hands-on revision lab. You’ll practice revision strategies focused on scene/summary, arrangement of events, characters, abstract/concrete language, sensory imagery, and significant details. Fiction and nonfiction writers of all levels are most welcome!

Bring a printed copy of your manuscript, a laptop or notebook and something to write with for this hands-on, user-friendly, no experience necessary workshop. Participants will also receive a PDF of all workshop material via email for future reference.

This workshop will be presented Virtually in two one-hour sessions on Thursday evenings in January, 2023.

Afraid you might miss it? The sessions will be recorded and made available to registrants for 30 days following the event.

Thursday, January 19 and 26, 6:30-7:30pm on Zoom

This workshop is $10 for members of Lake Superior Writers, $20 for non-members
Register below – the deadline is 6pm Wednesday, January 18

Brian Malloy is the author of The Year of Ice (St. Martin’s Press), Brendan Wolf (St. Martin’s Press), and Twelve Long Months (Scholastic). His new novel, After Francesco (Kensington) is an Oprah Magazine “most anticipated” book of 2021, and a featured Publishers Marketplace Buzz Book for 2021. His books have been a New York Times “new and notable title,” a Booklist Editors’ Choice for best of the year, and a Book Sense pick. He has taught creative writing at Emerson College, Minnesota Correctional Facility – Lino Lakes, Quatrefoil Library, Rainbow Health, and the University of Minnesota.  You can learn more about Brian and his writing career on his website,


Member Cost $10

Non-member Cost $20

You can become a member of Lake Superior Writers for as little as $40, $20 for students!
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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.