In this intensive 8-week course, learn the secrets of crafting a compelling novel plot. We'll forego the usual outline and instead focus on diving deep into character and situation, discovering your plot as you go. Here are a few of the things you'll learn:
- How to use a story chart to flesh out scenes and find missing pieces
- How to effectively juggle primary plot and subplot
- How to create suspense and keep readers turning pages
- How to structure a chapter
- How to pattern and pace your novel
Course Structure: Each week, you'll receive a video and written lecture, along with supplementary reading and an assignment.
Goals and Outcomes: You will leave this class with a clear understanding of various methods of plot development, as well as a map for completing your book.