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Diane Zinna

Diane Zinna is the author of THE ALL-NIGHT SUN (Random House, 2020) and has taught creative writing for more than a decade. A dedicated editor and writing coach, her new craft book, LETTING GRIEF SPEAK, is forthcoming from Columbia University Press.
Fairfax, VA, United States

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ClassesFrom my free and popular Grief Writing Sundays, to my outstanding Book in a Year courses, to my morning writing circles, I offer a range of warm, uplifting classes to meet you right where you are. Visit my website to view all of my upcoming courses.
online classes
book in a year
writing prompts
short story
flash fiction
grief writing
writing circle
CoachingOur focus can be on craft, query letters, proposals, structuring a project and goal setting, MFA or conference apps, comp title discovery, reconsidering writer’s block, revision, building a reading list--or all of the above as needed!
MFA application portfolio
Query letters
Comp Title Discovery
Developmental EditingI provide deep developmental editing and line editing for full novel and memoir manuscripts. My fee includes an edit letter and a one-hour follow-up call to go over your plan for revision--or publication!
copy editing
developmental editing
creative nonfiction
literary fiction
general fiction