Author, teacher, editor.

Misha's debut novel, Manmade Constellations, is out August 9, 2022.

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"These indelible characters, with their quirks and flaws and grit, make us root for them on their journeys, reminding us that sometimes you have to leave to find home again. Structurally inventive and deeply immersive, Manmade Constellations is a marvel."

Bryn Chancellor, author of Sycamore 

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Are you ready to start writing?

I'm here to help writers establish successful writing practices. I enjoy sharing resources and teaching creative writing skills. I value community-building. Let's create something beautiful!
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Editorial

Get clear and impactful feedback to improve your current draft. Gain knowledge and insight from specific resources and solutions shared in order to upgrade and empower your writing skills.
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Education

Creative classes with an engaging online community to spark inspiration, offer accountability and deepen your knowledge. Be on the lookout for monthly class offerings.
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Face-to-Face

Receive constructive editorial feedback on your draft, along with a Zoom session to discuss your strengths, address weaknesses and make a plan to reach your goals.
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I support all writers!

And welcome and value diversity. Whether you see yourself as a novice, intermediate or advanced writer.
Together we can...
Get to the heart . . . of establishing a regular writing routine.
Explore . . . novel structures, character development, language, and more!
Take a project . . . and move it towards a completion.
Based in Charlotte, North Carolina
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About Me

Hi! My name is Misha Lazzara, Minnesota born and raised. I left home for undergrad in East Texas. It was there where I met my husband, Adam. Together, we raise three kids in Charlotte, North Carolina.

My Services

Editorial + Meeting

5000 Words + 45-minute Zoom Session

Do you have the beginning of a novel or story collection but don’t know which end is up, where to go from here, or how to continue writing forward? Do you need that extra push to help finish your novel draft and begin revisions? If you’re stuck on a project or simply need someone to coach you through the drafting process, while learning more about writing along the way, sign up for a CFBM editorial + coaching session.
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Education + Resources

Creative classes to spark your imagination and connect you with a community of fun-loving, encouraging and dedicated artists

Are you looking for further education, accountability and motivation in your creative life?

Check out our list of upcoming classes.

Follow on Instagram for information on upcoming classes, events and more. Sign up for Misha’s newsletter to get writing prompts and weekly updates.

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Editorial Consulting

Projects starting at 5,000 words
Get clear and thorough developmental feedback on your writing. Gain insight on what’s working, learn new skills and receive constructive criticism that focuses on how to improve your storytelling.
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Writing Coaching

5000 Words + 45-minute Zoom Session
Do you have the beginning of a novel or story collection but don’t know which end is up, where to go from here, or how to continue writing forward? Do you need that extra push to help finish your novel draft and begin revisions? If you’re stuck on a project or simply need someone to coach you through the drafting process, while learning more about writing along the way, sign up for a CFBM editorial + coaching session.
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Education + Resources

Creative classes to spark your imagination and connect you with a community of fun-loving, encouraging and dedicated artists

Are you looking for further education, accountability and motivation in your creative life?

Check out our list of upcoming classes.

Follow on Instagram for information on upcoming classes, events and more. Sign up for Misha’s newsletter to get writing prompts and weekly updates.

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Editorial Consulting

Projects starting at 5,000 words
Get clear and thorough developmental feedback on your writing. Gain insight on what’s working, learn new skills and receive constructive criticism that focuses on how to improve your storytelling.
 
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Hi, I'm Misha.

Hi! My name is Misha Lazzara, and I've studied literature and writing for almost two decades. I received a bachelor's degree in English, a master's degree in English with a focus in creative writing, and an MFA in fiction writing. I currently write novels, teach creative writing, raise three kids and enjoy traveling the world.
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Let's tell your story the way it deserves to be told

I am currently accepting family & newborn sessions and am now booking 2022 weddings.
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Have you always dreamed of writing a novel but struggle to complete a project?

I'm here to help you gain the knowledge and skills that will set your project on the path to completion.

To learn more, check out our calendar of rotating courses and editorial offerings.

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Misha’s debut novel, Manmade Constellations, is out with Blackstone Publishing August 9, 2022.
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