Here's what our clients are saying
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
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
Both Darren and Katrina are top-notch teachers. Definitely worth the money!
is an outstanding educator and communicator!
Good, clear, constructive guidance in a non-threatening
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
Structuring Your Novel with Jeanne Estridge
found the classes helpful and will using a lot of this material.
This class was full of great
information and really helped me understand how plot works.
I got some great ideas to move
my novel forward, which was the purpose for taking this class. Jeanne delivered.
The Craft of Fiction with Katrina Kittle
This was the best writing class I have ever taken. Truly stupendous, and thensome!
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
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.
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!
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.
A very helpful class that helps you understand yourself more as a
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