New Writer's Crash Course
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New Writer's Crash Course

Everything You Need To Know To Get Started
4.6 (10 ratings)
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144 students enrolled
Created by Brookelynne Warra
Last updated 6/2018
English
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This course includes
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Everything you need to know to get started writing for publication. Tips, tricks, tools, and resources for writers of any and all levels.
  • Learn to Network with other writers, find out how and where to submit your writing, and more!
  • A step-by-step process from writing that first story to seeing your name in print.
  • You will get the most out of this class by following up the videos with the written assignments!
Requirements
  • Basic writing skills a plus! This course is ideal for new or experienced writers, even if you've never been published!
Description

Brooke Warra, published writer and CMO of Sanitarium Publishing, wants to teach you how to get from daydreaming about writing to actually doing it. This class covers everything you need to know from writing your first manuscript to building an online following, networking with other writers, and everything in between. All the tips and tools of the trade so you can get started right away! Combine the written assignments with the videos to make the most of this class. 

Who this course is for:
  • Beginners! I want to help you jump into the wonderful world of writing for publication.
  • This class is for anyone who loves writing and wants to submit their stories to editors.
Course content
Expand 35 lectures 02:44:57
+ Introduction
35 lectures 02:44:57
What am I going to Get From This Class?
05:05
Where do I start?
04:38
Tools for Getting Started
07:02
Tools for Getting Started
04:22
Tools for Getting Started
08:17
Tools for Getting Started
04:35
Tools for Getting Started
03:45
Tools for Getting Started
07:07
Create your free accounts and explore the features on both these sites. Use the advanced search option on The Sub Grinder to explore markets in your genre, familiarize yourself with both of these sites- you'll be using these resources a lot!
Create Free Accounts at The Submission Grinder & Submittable
2 questions
An important part of being a writer is networking with your peers Let's explore these groups.
Join Submission Call & Writers Groups on Facebok
2 questions
Social Media For Writers
05:43
Social Media For Writers
06:23
Social Media For Writers
04:59
Social Media For Writers
04:10
It Works!
10:48
Don't have anything published yet? Don't hesitate to start identifying yourself as a writer. Let the writing community know you are here!
Make A Facebook Author Page & Add "Writer" to Your Places of Work
2 questions
Let's explore some options for getting noticed and gaining an audience of social media platforms.
Social Media
1 question
Let's talk about why and how we should support other writers.
Why Should I Support My Peers?
1 question
Writing Intro
03:43
Writing
08:34
Writing
02:42
Writing
04:03
Writing
01:14
Writing
01:32
Writing
03:15
Writing: Extra
01:16

This video was not part of the original curriculum and is from a future course I am producing. This is an EXTRA BONUS video! 

Writing: Extra
09:58
Let's explore how you are going to write your first piece for submission!
Writing! Where do ideas come from?
1 question
Submitting
05:23
Submitting
05:29
Submitting
03:22
Submitting
02:53
You Can Do It!
04:53
You've built your online community of writers and written your first story and now it is time to submit!
Submitting!
1 question
Let's talk a little more about the submission process.
Submitting #2
1 question
Let's talk briefly about how to promote yourself and your work.
Promoting Yourself!
1 question
Let's talk about rejection letters and how we can use them in a positive way!
Oh No! My First Rejection Letter!
1 question
Final Thoughts
03:30
Final Thoughts
04:41
You're really making it! What other resources are out there?
Additional Resources for Advanced Writers
1 question
A quick word on how long your story should be and how much you might make for it. Please read in full! This is the bread and butter of what you do as a writer.
IMPORTANT! Length of Story & Pay Rates
1 question
This is a follow up to the last assignment. Please read.
A Word on Reprints and Rights
1 question