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Novel Writing Master Class Series

Four Inspiring Classes to Help You Write, Revise, & Publish Your Novel

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Do you want to write a novel? Do you have a story you want to tell, but you don't know where to begin? Do you want to stop saying, "I'm going to write a novel" and start saying, "I wrote a novel?" Can you imagine yourself five months from now with a complete draft of your novel?

Then the Novel Writing Master Class Series is for you.

If you're here, chances are you've been dreaming of writing a novel for quite some time. Maybe you've written a chapter or two, had a few false starts, made an outline, or abandoned your novel halfway through. Or maybe you haven't even started yet, because the idea seems too daunting.

If so, it's time to commit to your novel, invest in yourself, and enroll in the Novel Writing Master Class Series: Because the only person who can write your unique story is YOU.

IMAGINE THIS: In just five months, you'll have a complete draft of a novel. Not just a few random chapters or the seed of an idea, but an ACTUAL DRAFT OF YOUR NOVEL. You'll also learn the ins and outs of publishing in the digital age and take practical steps toward publication.

It can happen! You just need to take the leap, trust your vision, and get started. That's what the Novel Writing Master Class Series is all about.

When you enroll in the series, you'll get the following courses:

  • Novel Writing Master Class 1: Novel Beginnings, Character, Description, Point of View, & Suspense (5 modules - regularly $99)
  • Novel Writing Master Class 2: Dialogue, Structure, Theme, Novel Endings, & Revision (5 modules - regularly $99)
  • Novel Writing Master Class 3: Plotting the Novel: How to Plot a Novel That Sells (8 modules - regularly $149) - Learn the secrets of novel plot, perfect for you if you don't know know where to begin or if you're "stuck" somewhere in the middle of your novel
  • Novel Writing Master Class 4: Publishing Boot Camp (5 modules - regularly $99)

The total value of these four courses is $446

With the Novel Writing Master Class bundle, you get all three courses, plus the Publishing Boot Camp, for just $249, a savings of $197.

The 23 comprehensive modules cover every aspect of novel writing. You'll learn how to write an unputdownable opening chapter, create compelling characters, structure and pace your novel, write authentic dialogue, create a dynamic story chart, write a final chapter that leaves your readers thinking (and talking) about your novel, and more.

In the popular 8-week course Plotting the Novel, you'll discover how to plot a novel that readers can't put down.

Finally, in the Publishing Boot Camp, you'll learn how to talk the language of publishing. You'll learn about agents and editors and how to get them, how to choose between traditional and independent publishing and other outlets, how to increase your chances of publication, how to prepare your manuscript for publication, what you need to know about copyright, and more.

You will work at your own pace. Weekly assignments will help you get the words on the page, and discussion boards will help you stay inspired.

You will have access to all content for one full year from the date of enrollment. That includes video and written lectures, assignments, and discussion forums.

Recommended for:

The Novel Writing Master Class Series is recommended for anyone who wants to learn the art and craft of novel writing. It is suitable for you if you have a novel-in-progress, or if you want to begin writing a novel. It is also a great fit for anyone who has tried to write a novel but stalled at some point in the process.

Imagine yourself with a completed draft, on the road to finding an agent and publisher. Instead of saying, "I want to write a novel," you can finally say, "I wrote a novel." Imagine saying, "I'm a writer," and meaning it, and having something to show for it.

Why wait? Enroll now, and get your novel out of your head and onto the page.

Because the only person who can write your story is you!


What Students Are Saying

"I needed those eight weeks with Michelle. I needed the kick in the pants, because my writer’s block was becoming a nuisance. I needed the camaraderie of other writers, to get out of my little cave. I needed to hear encouraging words from strangers regarding what I was doing." -Joanne Huspek

"Yes, I'd recommend this class, because Michelle gives such prompt and helpful feedback."

-Peter Coughlan

"I was amazed at the amount of material Michelle shared with us. She was extremely generous in finding relevant material online, in articles, and excerpts from books that were very helpful. She was highly organized."

- Beverly

"I can wholeheartedly recommend the Master Class Series on Novel Writing. The organization of the material is logical and easy to follow. The combination of Michelle's videos followed by a written lecture is incredibly helpful and reinforces the material she covered in her videos. Additionally, you can take your time. There are no time constraints of rushing. I am slow to comprehend material, and I can methodically repeat the lessons and fully understand the material. In addition, Michelle gives you lots of real world examples and links to books that illustrate her points. The presence of Michelle is very comforting, she is very affable and conveys a true sense of someone who is very knowledgeable and genuinely open to support you and answer any question you may have. Michelle is a legitimate novelist who happens to teach. A win win for us. She has been where we are and knows how to proceed. We all know there are alot of teachers who haven't written a single novel, but have a how to book. Michelle has written 5 or 6 novels, some New York Times best sellers. This give's Michelle's credibility. I have asked for clarification on a few occasions and Michelle has been prompt, with a response and very compassionate and supportive. The final note worth mentioning is that I feel energised and empowered, imbued with confidence which I was devoid of before I started. If you have a novel within you and you don't know how to proceed, this is the course for you."

-Colin Mason

Courses Included with Purchase



PLOTTING THE NOVEL: How to Plot & Structure Your Novel
Novel Writing Master Class 3
Michelle Richmond
$149
Novel Writing Master Class 1
How to Create Amazing Characters, Choose Your Point of View, Describe the World of Your Novel, Create Suspense, and Nail Chapter One
Michelle Richmond
3 payments of $39/m
Novel Writing Master Class 2
Dialogue, Structure, Voice, Revision, and How to Write a Great Ending
Michelle Richmond
$99
Publishing Boot Camp
Learn how to get an agent and publish your book
Michelle Richmond
$49

Regular Price: $336


Class Curriculum


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Your Instructor


Michelle Richmond
Michelle Richmond

Michelle Richmond is the author of five novels, including the New York Times bestseller The Year of Fog, and two award-winning story collections. Her books have been sold in 28 languages. She has taught in the MFA programs in creative writing at the University of San Francisco, California College of the Arts, St. Mary's College of Moraga, Bowling Green State University, and Notre Dame de Namur University, where she held the Catherine Julie Cunningham Chair. She has also taught novel writing online for Stanford Continuing Studies. She earned an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Miami, where she was a James Michener Fellow. She is the founder and publisher of Fiction Attic Press.

Michelle's articles on narrative craft have appeared in The Writer's Chronicle, Writer's Digest, and Glimmer Train's newsletter for writers, and her essays about literature have appeared in The Believer and Oxford American. Her stories and essays have also appeared in Glimmer Train, The Kenyon Review, The Missouri Review, The Telegraph, The Guardian, Lonely Planet, and many other magazines, newspapers, and anthologies.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts as soon as you enroll. It is self-paced; you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
You have access to this bundle for one full year after enrollment.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
If you decide the Master Class series isn't for you, please contact me within one month of enrollment for a full refund.
Is this a workshop course? Will I post my assignments online?
No, you will not be posting your assignments for critique. If you would like professional feedback on your writing, please choose the "plus critique" option when you enroll.

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