Writing Classes & Coaching

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WRITING CLASSES

Lynne Griffin teaches fiction and nonfiction writing. She is available to speak at your library, literary festival, and/or at your writing group. Her programs are designed for your target audience. Introductory programs are delivered in one, two, or three hours. The more comprehensive programs run in half day, full day, or in series formats. Each presentation is customized to meet the needs of your organization.

All fees are negotiated, based on the kind of program you desire, length of time, and other program considerations. Travel fees include air and ground transportation, daily per diem fee, and hotel as appropriate.

 POPULAR WRITING PROGRAMS

  • Crafting your novel, start to finish
  • Building your book; drafting your nonfiction book proposal
  • Paths to publication
  • Querying agents and editors
  • Strategic marketing of your book
  • Finding and working with a writers’ group
  • Creating authentic characters
  • Solving novel problems
  • The cure for revision resistance

MANUSCRIPT CONSULTATION

Lynne provides a thorough read, developmental edit, and coaching feedback to help you take your fiction and nonfiction writing to the next level. Her clients have gone on to publish their work in all kinds of publishing venues.

CONSULTS ON

Short Fiction, The Novel, Memoir, Personal Essay, Book-Length Non-Fiction, Young Adult & Middle-Grade Children’s Literature

AREAS OF INTEREST

Upmarket fiction, memoir, young adult, nonfiction health, education, psychology, with a focus on the depth and complexities of relationships, mental health, medical trauma, childhood, adolescence, family. I’m especially interested in helping writers find the right structure for their projects and dig to the heart of the emotional narratives that drive their work.

FEATURED CLIENTS

Strategic Marketing:

Celeste NgEverything You Never Told Me (Penguin)

Christopher CastellaniAll This Talk of Love (Algonquin)

Annie WeatherwaxAll We Had (Scribner)

Fiction:

Jael McHenry—The Kitchen Daughter (Simon & Schuster)

Clara Silverstein—Secrets in a House Divided (Mercer University Press)

Nonfiction:

Elinor Svenson & Betsy Banks Epstein—Still Becoming: Conversations with People in their Sixties (Right Coast Press)

Jennifer De Leon—Wise Latinas: Writers on Higher Education (University of Nebraska Press)

ML Nichols—The Parent Backpack (Ten Speed Press)

Katie Naftzger—Parenting in the Eye of the Storm: The Adoptive Parent’s Guide to the Teen Years (Kingsley Publishers)

ARRANGE A PROGRAM or BOOK A MANUSCRIPT CONSULTATION

For more information about how Lynne can meet your needs, email her at Info [at] LynneGriffin [dot] com or call: 781-545-6585.
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