Critique In Theory and Practice: A Saturday Seminar

Facilitator: Annette Januzzi Wick and Tina Neyer

  • Date: 08-25-2018
  • Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Tuition: $75.00
  • Open to: All Genders

"It's about showing the writer what works. It's not about rewriting; instead the idea is so that the author herself can come up, with guidance, with how to make it better, in her own voice." ~Sarah Saffian, developmental editor.

Do you have a completed manuscript of fiction or creative non-fiction and are looking for developmental feedback? Will you commit to feedback on the work of a writing partner?
Critique In Theory and Practice is for you.

Join Tina Neyer and Annette Januzzi Wick in this Saturday seminar to explore the art of critique. The seminar will be formatted to provide two (2) hours of instruction, two (2) hours of peer feedback and one (1) hour of reading and discussion.

Prior to the seminar, participants will:

  • Read Q&A to determine whether or not this seminar will be a good fit for you (CLICK HERE).
  • Submit a brief synopsis for review by the facilitators to ensure the story is complete.
  • Submit the first five (5) pages of their manuscript so facilitators can partner writers appropriately. Facilitator will send reminder. Above submissions must be received no later than August 8, 2018.
  • Prepare 10-20 pages of manuscript for critique which must be available one week prior to start of seminar for partner review in advance.
    Facilitator will send reminder. Above submission must be received no later than August 18, 2018.

Email your submissions to Annette Januzzi Wick at

Participation will be limited to sixteen (16) writers. Open to all genders. No prior WWf(a)C experience necessary. This class is for works of fiction or creative non-fiction. Stay tuned for future poetry craft classes at WWf(a)C.

Note: Participants are asked to bring in a lunch of their choice. Light snacks, water, coffee and tea will be provided.

Facilitators: Tina Neyer is a freelance writer and facilitator. She consults with individuals and organizations to enhance their abilities to get to the core of their message. Tina uses her skills as a counselor, mediator and writer to help others learn the craft of creative writing. Visit to learn more.

Annette Januzzi Wick is a CFLA facilitator, writer and blogger. She is author of I"ll Be in the Car and works with writers to help shepherd their story. Visit to learn more.

Location & Special Instructions

Women Writing for (a) Change
6906 Plainfield Road
Cincinnati, OH 45236