Course curriculum

    1. What qualifies me to teach this course?

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    2. Why I studied how to write fast-paced novels

    1. Getting an agent or publisher

    2. Losing readers

    3. Bad reviews

    4. Lost sales

    1. Avoid slow openings

    2. Real-life example: Divided States

    3. Exercise: Your novel's opening

    4. The saggy middle

    5. The climax

    6. The resolution

    7. Pick up the pace: Plot checklist

    1. Multiple points of view

    2. Multiple timelines

    3. Real-life example: Let the Guilty Pay

    4. Compressing your timeline

    5. Pick up the pace: Narrative technique checklist

    1. Chapter length

    2. Utilizing scenes

    3. Paragraph length

    4. Funneling your paragraphs

    5. Cliffhangers!

    6. Exercise: Putting it all together

    1. There is no formula

    2. Thank you!

About this course

  • $49.99
  • 26 lessons
  • 1 hour of video content