Self-Editing for Beginners

Learn the skills you need to take your writing to the next level.

This is the SIXTH year to offer this once a year only class!

Limited Class Size.

Enrollment closes until 2020 when we're full.

Your instructor,  Tina Radcliffe, is an RWA and ACFW Honor Roll member and a two-time RWA Golden Heart finalist. ​Tina is also a four-time ACFW Carol Award finalist and a three-time ACFW Mentor of the year finalist. 

 Self-Editing for Beginners is targeted at novelists (no nonfiction or memoirs).


  •  30-day online course September 1-30, 2019


  •   Self-paced.


  •   Virtual classes on a platform.  


  •  Live Webinar Q & A.

  • Private Facebook Group Access.


  •  This is a beginner class, however many published authors have participated in the past.


  •   Classes are 3-4 times a week with handouts for all classes.





All participants may submit a proposal for a detailed critique within three months of the end of the class.


(A proposal equals a query letter, 3 chapters and a short synopsis-total max of 60 pages) 


Course Topics (Not necessarily in order of presentation.)


 Evaluating Your Story’s Theme
 Revisiting Plot Part 1 & 2
 Revisiting Plot Part 3 & 4
 The Synopsis
 Evaluating Your Book Opening Part 1
 Evaluating Your Book Opening Part 2
 Emotions in Your Writing & in the Writer
 Scene & Sequel/Episodic Writing
 Characterization Part 1 & 2

 Creating Your Story World

 Pacing & Sentence Structure
 Self-Editing Kitchen Sink Issues
 Final or Not So Final Read Through
 Revision & Rejection. Bonus: Real Editorial Letters.

**New This Year: Query Letter Workshop**  




Previous students may audit this class, but are not eligible for any critiques offered during the course of the class.


Registration is $40.00 for new students and includes a proposal critique valued at $75.00 at My Critique Partner. 

Because of the critique portion of this class, enrollment is limited.  

Our 2019 class is full. Subscribe to

Tina Radcliffe's Writer's Inside Edition 

for updates on the 2020 class!