Want to write but don't know where to start? Already have an idea but don't know how to develop it?
This course is suitable for beginners, students, the curious, right through to professionals looking for a refresher overview. This course is fast paced ideas fuel!
This ideas generator course is designed to kickstart your creative juices by illuminating some fundamental writing and structure secrets of novels and films hiding in plain sight! It gives you a whistle stop tour of awesome ideas and concepts that all feed into creating a compelling story idea, aswell as the next steps to flesh them out. The course draws on best-selling novels like Silence of The Lambs, Gone Girl aswell as blockbuster films like The Matrix, Inception, Rocky and The Martian- to name just a few. These tips and tricks are pooled from my varied experience and I deliver practical, down to earth techniques to save you all the hard work. Writing commercial fiction need not be a dirty word...
Lee Francis is the co-author of the high octane techno thriller Playing With Death with best selling historical author Simon Scarrow. 'If Stephen King had collaborated with Michael Crichton on a thriller, it might have been as good as this' (Peterborough Evening Telegraph). Lee has worked on some of the biggest UK film and TV productions: The Woman In Black, Spooks, and Harry Potter to name just a few.
Lee is also an award winning/optioned screenplay writer of several feature and short screenplays- Grand Prize Winner of SWSF, Quarter finalist in the 2020 ScreenCraft Sci-Fi & Fantasy Screenwriting Competition, placed in the top 20% of submissions to Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Nicholl Fellowship, placed in top 13% of BBC Writer's Room, winner of 13Horrorcom’s 2018 short horror screenplay, and TV series development with Big Tree Productions, Cotton Reel. Lee has also been featured in/spoken at: Crime Files, Eastern Daily Press, Lancaster Guardian, MCM comic con, Kent Arts Network, Morecambe and Vice Crime Festival, BBC Radio Lancashire, Haunted House Fear Fest. Lee has worked closely with notable industry figures such as David Heyman (producer of the Harry Potter series, I Am Legend, Gravity), James Watkins (creator and director of McMafia, director of The Woman In Black), Jane Goldman (writer of Kick Ass, Kingsman, X-Men), Simon Scarrow (author of the Eagle book series) and Alex Scarrow (author of the Time Riders series, Remade). Lee is also a freelance script analyst for Industrial Scripts, Hollywood's premium script coverage service.
WARNING: Once you have completed this course, you will never be able to watch or read anything again without seeing The Story Code!
So what are you waiting for? Enrol in my course and we can start generating ideas, right now!