How to Spot and Address Common Issues in Your Manuscript

How to Spot and Address Common Issues in Your Manuscript


Ticket reservations are required for all workshops. Please follow the links below to register for the event. If we have indicated the workshop is already full, then you can join our waiting list and we will notify you if any places become available. All workshop registration payments are non-refundable and are due at least 48 hours in advance.

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An interactive duo of seminars in navigating the elements of writing dialogue and POV and the tools and techniques for spotting and addressing common issues in your writing.  Carol Mitchell, founder of Caribbean Reads Publishing, takes you through the necessary tools, tips and prompts for your fiction and non-fiction writing.

Author of eighteen books for children of all ages (three of those are forthcoming from HarperCollins).  Carol holds an MFA in fiction, a certificate in editing from UC Berkeley, and has taught literature and creative writing at George Mason University in Virginia, USA. Carol’s short stories have appeared in Akashic Books: Mondays are Murder series and in several Caribbean journals. She was short-listed for the Burt Award for Young Adult Caribbean Literature in 2016 and has twice been long-listed for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize. Carol continues to teach creative writing and to work on her novel. She blogs at

These seminars include guided discourse, interactive Q+A sessions and one-on-one feedback.  Carol will guide you through the fundamentals of writing in dialogue and POV and critical elements to your fiction and non-fiction writing.  Your short stories or manuscript excerpts submitted should not exceed 4000 words.