You’ve been trying to write that damn novel for ages but you can’t get your head around how it all fits together. Writers’ HQ Plotstormers Primer will take you through what you need to know to start pulling your story together.

What you’ll learn

  • How to make time to fit novel writing into the rest of your life
  • Where to start when starting a novel
  • Start and end points of your story
  • Populating your story with people
  • How to creating a basic plot in 60 seconds

Take this course if

  • You want to write a novel and you’re not sure where to start
  • You’ve written a zero draft (and maybe a first, second, third, fourth, fifth draft) but you’re hitting your head in frustration and unsure where to go next
  • You’re an old hand at this novel malarky but would like a fresh direction or some structure to your approach
  • You just fancy it because it sounds rad
  • You’re thinking about taking Plotstormers or you are about to take Plotstormers and we’ve sent you here

Course Curriculum

READ: The Beginning 00:20:00
Pull on your grown up pants. Novel writing is a serious business.
VIDEO: Catriona Ward on getting started 00:05:00
Where do you start? Catriona Ward has some things to say
EXERCISE: What’s the big idea? 01:00:00
In which we write some stuff down and truly begin the beginning.
EXERCISE: The Casting Call 01:00:00
He's alive. ALLIIIVEE!
DISCUSS:  Ready to go? 00:20:00
Groundwork laid. Ready to dive in feet first?
  • FREE
  • 1 Weeks
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