What Is A Writing Workshop?

I've been tutoring students for quite a few years now, and something I always have to explain to them is the concept of a writing workshop. It's something I was introduced to at university, and it's the best way of getting support and feedback on your work.

How To Edit A First Draft

If any of you are in the same position as me, you have a first draft written. It's been sat in the corner for a few months, stewing and maturing, and it's finally time to look at it again. Except you have no idea what to do with this draft in front of you. How do you begin editing such a behemoth?