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Manuscript Evaluations from Katrina Kittle

Katrina's critique was an invaluable part of my writing journey. She provided useful feedback in a safe, positive, and encouraging manner, sharing not only ways to improve on my writing but also stressing those things that were working well. I highly recommend Katrina to be the one to provide you with that objective perspective so necessary in the writing process. Her critique is an investment well worth making!—Traci Shafer

Working with Katrina Kittle has been a fantastic opportunity. Her review of a manuscript is thorough, thoughtful, and heartfelt. She pours her enthusiasm into each critique and makes the writer want to head home and begin revisions instantly. It has been a pleasure and a privilege learning from such a master! —Christina Consolino

Katrina's critique surpassed my expectations.  Her care and concern for elements of craft is astounding.  She has an eye for detail and specifics. Throughout my manuscript she was able to identify strengths and weaknesses in my writing and give helpful suggestions on where and how I could improve.  I walked away from the experience feeling confident if I implemented her suggestions it would elevate my writing.  Katrina is a gifted teacher with professional insight and true passion. If you've read any of Katrina's work you know her talent and having her interact with your written page gives you an honest, fresh, and objective perspective.  I highly recommend employing Katrina's writing expertise- it was worth every penny.—Cindy Cremeans

Some of the things I like about a critique from Katrina are that she picks up on opportunities for revision and explains clearly why they are needed. Then she gives helpful examples. I don't know how she manages to be kind and clear all at the same time, but I always learn something and I've never been bruised.—Jen Messaros 

Revision Inspiration

Both Darren and Katrina are top-notch teachers. Definitely worth the money!

Katrina Kittle is an outstanding educator and communicator!

Good, clear, constructive guidance in a non-threatening atmosphere.

Nothing inspires me more than spending time with other writers.

Katrina's insights, professionalism and deft skills are the bomb! Infectious information! An asset not to be left untapped!   

The Craft of Fiction with Katrina Kittle

This was the best writing class I have ever taken. Truly stupendous, and thensome!

Got more than I expected from The Craft of Fiction with Katrina. Inspired to get back to work.

This was perfect for a beginning writer. It gave me the motivation and confidence I needed to call myself a writer.  

The Craft of Fiction was my favorite night of the week for six weeks.

Having the Katrina Kittle experience is a great resource for the Dayton area. Take advantage of it! 

Katrina's class at Word's Worth was elemental to my growth as a writer. I look forward to future classes and have yet to be disappointed with a Word's Worth event.

I am learning so much--I write because it enriches my life and Word's Worth gives me a place and steps to fine tune what I already enjoy.

This was well worth the time invested in it!

Writer's Meet, Greet, & Retreat

Word's Worth is a great escape from everyday life. It creates an environment that allows you to relax, reflect, and write while meeting others in the community who enjoy doing the same thing.  -Brittany Osterman

Whether you are a novice or experienced writer, Word's Worth is a wonderful place to come to vent, find inspiration, mend your heart, and to simply write. -Jessica French

It is a great space to create in and Darren does a terrific job in facilitating the time and techniques of writing.

Writer's Get Up & Go

Great information and ideas! I'm leaving feeling motivated! Great coffee!!

Made me want to get back to the gray box with less fear.

Thought provoking way to spend a Sunday afternoon in and among writers and readers.

Read, Write, and Workshop

Well worth the experience! The energy is fantastic and I learned to write/try new styles of writing that I would never have experimented with.

Art of Fiction for Teens

A very helpful class that helps you understand yourself more as a writer.

College Essays: Win Them with Words

Awesome presentation. You really know your stuff!

Thank you so much! You eased my worries about this process.

It really helped me get an understanding on what to write.