(Un)Stuck in the Middle Lecture + Critiques

April 4th, 2020 - April 30th, 2020

with Lorin Oberweger

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This group is for writers interested in attending Lorin Oberweger's March 18th webinar "(UN)Stuck in the Middle" AND receiving a critique. Writers have three options for critiques:

  1. Submit the first 3750 words of your novel. Lorin will offer a thorough written critique, focusing on story-level elements.
  2. Submit up to 3500 words of your novel from anywhere in your manuscript. If you do this, you must also share a couple of paragraphs to give us context for your story. These paragraphs should summarize what has happened in the book before the sample pages you're sharing. Lorin will offer a thorough written critique, focusing on story-level elements.
  3. Submit a plot summary that is 300 words or fewer. Lorin will offer a written critique focusing on your plot and character arc. 

Peer critiques are optional but encouraged, given the limited number of participants (7).

Enrolling will automatically register you for the webinar "(Un)Stuck in the Middle" . Look for an email with your joining information within 2 business days.The group is limited to 7 participants.


Who this workshop is for: This critique opportunity is for adult, YA, and MG fiction writers. Lorin is experienced teaching and critiquing writers at all levels, from new to published.

Focus: Fiction

Group size: 8 writers

Submissions: There will be one submission of 3750 words. Submit between March 18th and 25th.


Members: $75; Non-members: $110

About Lorin Oberweger

Lorin Oberweger is a highly sought-after independent book editor and ghostwriter with more than twenty-five years experience in publishing. Her company, Free Expressions, offers writing workshops nationwide, and she’s known for her one-on-one story mastermind weekends. An award-winning author, Lorin has six traditionally published books (four fiction, two nonfiction), including BOOMERANG, REBOUND, and BOUNCE, published by Harper/William Morrow. Two more are due for publication in 2020. Her work has appeared in well over one-hundred periodicals, and her books have received glowing reviews from the New York Times, USA Today, Kirkus Reviews, and others.


March 18th-25th: Writers Submit
Critiques are due 2.5 weeks from submission