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Central Coast (In-Person): With a Trowell not an Axe: The Gentler Way of Editing

April 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

April 18, 2023
Kevin Fisher-Paulson
With a Trowell not an Axe: The Gentler Way of Editing

A good writer knows that editing is a part of the process, like gardening is to the growth of flowers. But some go at their gardening with indifference, and some go at it with an axe. This presentation will teach you when to stop writing and start editing, how exactly to kill your darlings, how to edit for someone else, and when to stop editing and start submitting.

Kevin Fisher-Paulson is a weekly columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle. He is also the author of A Song for Lost Angels (Two Penny Press), which was a finalist in the 2015 Benjamin Franklin Awards as well as the Next Generation Indie Book Awards. The book is about a year in his marriage, a year wherein Brian and Kevin took in newborn triplets, learned how to change a colostomy bag, learned how to bake cupcakes, and learned how to deal with the loss of children.  His second book, How We Keep Spinning, is a compilation of some of his best-loved columns.

We meet at 5:30pm on the third
Tuesday of the month at the
Center for Spiritual Awareness,
522 Central Ave.

Next to the PG Library.

Join us for pizza at $2 a slice
including a bottled water.


April 18
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Center for Spiritual Awareness
522 Central Ave.
Pacific Grove,
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