Start a Book in 5 Easy Steps

Know where you AND your characters are going.

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Life is short. Write smart.

...with this interactive writing course.

How this course will help you:

  • You'll discover essential elements for the type of book you're writing.
  • You'll explore basic plots and reader expectations.
  • You see how theme, premise and characters can become your secret weapons.
  • You'll be able to test-drive your current idea with PlotSpinner.

Who would benefit?

This course is for new authors as well as frustrated veterans who are stalled at 30,000 words and wondering where their book is headed. If you follow the 5 Easy Steps, you'll get a birds-eye view of your book, you'll be able to harness the story idea swirling around in your head, and you'll learn how to develop characters with natural conflict and issues.

How much time will this take?

This course has been designed in easy-to-digest chunks. Each interactive lecture lasts about 15 minutes. You can have your next bestseller underway in just over an hour!

Use these 5 Easy Steps to start YOUR book!

Your Instructor

Patricia Simpson
Patricia Simpson

Patricia Simpson is a multi-published author who has worked with HarperCollins, Silhouette and TOR. She has won numerous awards, including Reviewer's Choice Award, Career Achievement Award and was a RITA finalist. One of her recent novels, Spellbound, was nominated Best Indie Paranormal of the Year.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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