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Have you started a novel only to get part way into the manuscript and find yourself stuck? Or do you have an idea for a novel but aren't sure where to begin? Have you completed a first draft but feel it doesn't quite have the luster of professional Novel Writing?
In this lively and fun course Steve Alcorn shows you how to achieve success. You'll learn how to write a novel step by step.
During the past two decades, Steve Alcorn has helped more than 20,000 students structure their novels, and many of them are now in print. Steve's courses are rated an average of 5 out of 5 stars.
This course helps you understand three topics that are often confusing:
By using these techniques together you'll tell your story in the most effective way.
Whether you're a first time novelist still planning your story or an experienced author looking for ways to bring your fiction to life, Steve Alcorn's novel writing courses will show you how to succeed!
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|Section 1: Viewpoint|
Here's what to expect in the class.
It may seem easy to write from an all-knowing viewpoint, but it can also be dangerous. Find out why.
This popular viewpoint lets you tell a story from one or perhaps several viewpoints.
This, the most intimate of viewpoints, provides a way to indelibly connect your reader to your protagonist.
|Section 2: Voice and Tense|
This lesson makes what is sometimes a slippery topic easy to grasp.
This final choice is mostly a matter of personal taste. Past or present: which will you choose?
|Section 3: Settings|
This lesson will introduce you to an easy, step-by-step technique to bring your settings to life.
With your viewpoint and tense choices determined, you're ready to explore the dialogue your characters will speak.
Steve Alcorn is a theme park designer, author, teacher, and the founder of Writing Academy. His novels include mysteries, young adult stories, historic fiction and romance. His is also the author of How to Fix Your Novel.
Steve has helped more than 20,000 aspiring writers structure their novels, through the online learning programs of 1500 colleges and universities worldwide. Many of his students are now published authors, and you can be, too!