Inkitt's Novel Writing Bootcamp

Bryan Thomas Schmidt, the editor of The Martian, invites you on a journey with lessons on craft, interviews with success
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The fundamentals of fiction writing will be taught by Bryan Thomas Schmidt who has written award nomi­nated novels and antho­logies, and edited the works of interna­tionally bestselling authors including Andy Weir and George R. R. Martin

Requirements

  • It's open to everyone with an interest in fiction writing

Description

The fundamentals of fiction writing will be taught by Bryan Thomas Schmidt who has written award nomi­nated novels and antho­logies, and edited the works of interna­tionally bestselling authors including Andy Weir and George R. R. Martin


The 9 Udemy lessons will walk you through the fundamental tools necessary for writing a novel and succeeding the craft of story telling. For the final lessons on editing and marketing your books, please visit our website.


How To Write A Novel by Bryan Thomas Schmidt is the accompanying free e-book to the Novel Writing Boot Camp entailing tools to help you succeed.


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Who this course is for:

  • Aspiring writers and authors

Course content

1 section9 lectures1h 29m total length
  • Introduction
    02:38
  • OUTLINING & THREE ACT STRUCTURE
    09:55
  • CHARACTER BUILDING - PROTAGONIST & ANTAGONIST
    11:39
  • HOW TO STRUCTURE A SCENE
    11:36
  • SETTING & DESCRIPTION
    13:16
  • CHARACTER BUILDING - SECONDARY CHARACTERS
    10:25
  • Midpoint
    09:29
  • Dialogue
    10:38
  • THE CLIMAX / BUILDING SUSPENSE
    10:21

Instructor

Reader-powered publisher
Inkitt Books
  • 4.8 Instructor Rating
  • 5 Reviews
  • 537 Students
  • 1 Course

Inkitt is the world’s first reader-powered publisher. By analyzing reader data, we can determine potential bestsellers. We offer an online platform where authors can post their manuscripts, readers can read them for free and authors with well-performing books are offered publishing deals. Get instant feedback on your books, connect with writers who share your passions and get published as your readership grows.