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!
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.
StartStep 1: Book Types | Essential Elements You Should Never Overlook
StartStep 2: Theme | Everyone Has Issues (And so do good books.)
StartStep 3: Premise | What Are You Trying to Prove, Anyway?
StartStep 4: Characters | Designing Perfect Characters
StartStep 5: Test Driving | Try Before You Fly
StartPlotspinner | Synopsis App
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