Quarantine Quick-Start Novel Writing Course
A writing course to help you jumpstart your writing dreams (during quarantine!)
My writing career started in Siberia.
No, I’m not kidding.
It wasn’t quite world-wide quarantine, but it felt that way. I was a missionary with four small children, no car and lived in a 9th story apartment with no running water.
It was cold, and dark and I was often alone with the kids until late at night…just me and my dream to write a novel.
I had a degree in English from the University of Minnesota, but no idea how to put together an entire book. But I had a burning desire that refused to go away.
So one day…I just started. I analyzed the novels I’d brought from the states. I studied plot and characterization. I wrote paragraphs, then chapters.And then a novel.
Four years and four novels later, I was discovered by a national publisher.
Now, even though it’s been eighteen years and eighty published novels, even though I’ve won national awards and landed on best-seller lists, I well remember those early days. Days I longed for lessons, months and years I wished for a plan that showed me how to take my novel from an idea to publication.
Because I had questions. (A LOT of questions.)
Probably the same questions you have.Like:
- How do I create compelling characters?
- How do I build a scintillating plot?
- How do I write immersive scenes?
- Am I creative enough to write an entire novel?
- I wish I had a plan on how to get it done!
If this is you, then you’re in the right place.
It’s the exact same place I was in 20 years ago. I remember vividly the day I sat down, and with courage and faith said…”It’s time. I’m going to do it. I’m going to write a novel.”
Is now your time?
I can help. Ten years ago, I started a school for novelists. Today it's today the longest-running online school for inspirational novelists. I’ve helped hundreds of authors get published, stay published and build lucrative careers. And I promise, the same can happen for you.
It's Your Turn. And I want to help you. So, I have pulled my BEST lessons on storycrafting—from idea to characterization to writing to publishing—and put them together in a FREE course.
Yes, I said FREE. Absolutely Free. No strings.
Because let’s face it—the Covid-19 Virus took us ALL by surprise, and my guess is that you don’t have thousands of dollars tucked away to invest in the dream that is suddenly on your doorstep, knocking.
So, I’ve cut the price of this course to FREE for a limited time.
Will we offer you a chance to join our paid writing community to get encouragement? Yes.
Will we suggest more resources for you to dive deeper? Yes.
But there's no obligation whatsoever.
We're giving you what you need to get started at no cost.
Because we know that even if you are in St. Louis, San Francisco, Seattle, Saint Paul, Sioux Falls, Syracuse, Savannah or St. Petersburg…right now it can still feel like you're sitting in Siberia.
You’re not alone. Your story matters.
Ready? This is your time. Let’s start on that dream you never had time to pursue…until today.
USA Today bestselling, RITA award-winning novelist
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StartBuilding your Character Identity: Who are you? (8:23)
StartDark Moment Plotting and Characterization (11:55)
StartCharting the Inner Journey: Lie Journey Overview (29:29)
StartCreating Powerful Motivation: The Push-Pull (23:46)
StartWrite When You're Not Writing (54:22)
StartPlotting 101--a Quick and Dirty overview (SEQ) (63:32)
StartPlan for writing success! (74:38)
Start10 Common Mistakes of First Time Authors! (64:14)