Give the person a deadline for when you need the manuscript back – if you are giving them the manuscript to them and not reading it to them. Give them a reminder a day or two before your due date. You might say, “I have worked out for Wednesday to be my manuscript workday, so I would appreciate what you have been able to do for me before Wednesday.
Nov. 4, 2020 Carol Brennan King Note class changes next week: Creative Writing will be from 9-11am and Memoir will be from 2-4pm. Assignments Creative Writing: We talked about seven emotions: joy, anger, worry, anxiety, sadness, fear, and fright. For next week, write a short piece that shows your character(s) experiencing emotions. The point is…Read more Creative Writing and Memoir Class Notes
BUT there are other dimensions that we must think about that may require more time to choose how to show. We are now thinking of the dimension that we think of as within or insides or the depth of a person. Though these things may be more internal or foundational, they are as important or perhaps more important.
Remember. whether you are writing fiction or nonfiction, you must know who you are talking/writing about. So think about what you know and what you must discover.
Do you choose to make your point by developing one issue ata a time or do you put lots of "nuts" in there and let your reader sort them out? I am not sure readers like guessing.