Word Economy in Short Fiction
Junk words and phrases. We all use them: just, barely, hardly, look up to the sky. Apex Books and Apex Magazine editor Jason Sizemore will share his tips for making your writing tighter, more impactful, and less wishy-washy.
Date: April 19th, 2023
Time: 1:00 PM Eastern
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate
What to bring: Your notepad!
Expectations: Audio required. Video is preferred, but not necessary.
Jason Sizemore is the owner and editor-in-chief of Apex Book Company and Apex Magazine. Fiction he has edited has won or been a finalist for the Hugo, Nebula, PKD, Bram Stoker, WSFA, Shirley Jackson, World Fantasy, and British Fantasy Awards. Jason has been an instructor at the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning in Lexington, KY, for over a decade. He has co-edited four anthologies (the latest being Apex Magazine 2021) with his editing partner Lesley Conner.
After the workshop is completed, you will be provided a digital packet containing lecture materials and any pertinent resource links.
After you purchase your workshop ticket, you will receive an email and SMS notification that contains a private link to our Zoom URL. If you do not receive this link, let us know. A reminder will be sent 24 hours prior to the workshop and again 10 minutes prior to the workshop. Be sure to have email@example.com on your mail server's whitelist to ensure that you don't miss any communications.
Apex Books will provide at least two seats for our writing workshops that will be free for those in financial hardship. If you want to take our workshop but can't afford to pay the workshop fee, email Jason Sizemore (firstname.lastname@example.org).