Learn how to navigate sticking points, plot issues and existential literary problems and make your novel work
No matter what stage you’re at, writing a novel can often be an exercise in frustration but you’re not alone.
In this course, you’ll find out how to identify what’s causing your novel issues, make a plan of action, and utilise a whole bunch of ideas and tips to sort it all out.
Whether you’re just starting out, half way through the first draft, or well into your twelfth version of your novel, we’ll help you figure out a fix and get back on that writing horse.
LESSONS IN THIS COURSE
ASSESS YOUR SHIT
Figure out why you’re stuck, identify your blockages and find a way to move forward
THE TRICKIEST PARTS OF WRITING A NOVEL ARE ALL OF THEM
Beginnings, middles, endings
RE-FRAMING & DEVELOPING
Re-plot, delve into characterisation, and look at your story differently
Ramp up the action, get out of a writing slump, and enjoy productive procrastination
THE REAL SECRET
Shhhh, it’s a secret!
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Members get access to special buddy groups and accountability logs, and you’ll often find Sarah and Jo loitering on the forums instead of doing their own writing.
Live Q&As with Sarah and Jo and other member-exclusive webinars
Hone your craft by getting answers to your writerly questions and exploring your challenges with regular online events, including live Q&As with Sarah and Jo, Flash Fiction write-a-longs, and advanced journaling skills.
SERIOUS writers writing badass stories
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