The Basics of Novel Writing

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  • Lectures 25
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 5/2016 English

Course Description

Do you have an idea for a novel but, you don't know where to start? You can see it so clearly in your head but can't seem to put it on the page? Novel writing without a guide can be scary or even intimidating. Where do you start? 

Luckily you found the right place. Guyton-Moore Strategic Services' the Basic's of Novel Writing is just what you need and this course is only available on Udemy. With us by your side your masterpiece will shine like a gem. In Guyton-Moore Strategic Services' the Basics of Novel Writing we will go over everything you will need to know on the basic level of novel writing.

Including how to prewrite your work so that you can properly see your ideas and formulate your manuscript before beginning chapter one. 

We will also be discussing how to overcome writer's block and other creative stoppages that threaten all novel writers. Learn about practices you need to avoid to successfully write your final draft. 

You can also expect these important subjects: Types of Conflict, Plot Development, Advantages and Disadvantages of each POV, Scene Transition and of course many more in Guyton-Moore Strategic Services’ The Basics of Novel Writing. We look forward to arming you with the tools you will need to master the art of novel writing.

What are the requirements?

  • Students will need a pen and paper to take notes.
  • Microsoft powerpoint (optional if you want to download slides)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Choose the correct tools to write a novel
  • Master the prewriting steps
  • Format manuscripts properly
  • Overcome writer block and other creative blocks
  • Develop characters and plot

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is for people that are just beginning their novel writing journey. Mainly for beginners in the field or intermediate writers that need a refresher course on the basics.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

In this lecture students will have a basic understanding of the course.

Section 2: Prewriting

Students will have basic understanding of several acceptable word processors and dictation software  

Brainstorming and Free Writing
Mind Mapping
Section 3: Formatting
Formatting Introduction and Industry Standard
Section 4: Drafts
Drafts Introduction
First Draft
Second Draft
Third Draft
Final Draft
Section 5: Writer's Block
Where is the Muse?
Overcoming Writers Block
Section 6: Plot Development
What is Plot?
Section 7: Types of Conflict
What is Conflict?
Section 8: Types of Characters
Who are Your Actors?
Section 9: Characters Development
The Static and Dynamic
Section 10: Point of View
The Advantages and Disadvantages of Each POV
Section 11: Objective VS Subjective
What is Objective and Subjective?
Section 12: Scene Transitions
Meanwhile in The City...
Section 13: Continuity
What are Common Continuity Errors
Section 14: Word Tense
The Importance of Verb Tense
Section 15: Things to Avoid
What to Avoid

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Instructor Biography

Clarence Moore, Publishing Director, Author, Entrepreneur, Avionics Tech

Guyton-Moore Strategic Services LLC was founded by JoAnn Moore in 2010. The small consulting company grew and expanded its Publishing division in December of 2015. JoAnn's son Clarence Moore, the director of the Publishing Division has further expended the company with the promise of quality over quantity.

 It is the mission GMSS to assist our author's and to give them the time and assurance larger companies will not. We will treat your masterpiece as with the respect it deserves.  

 Moore Is Better Publishing LLC is an online international information broker and eBook publisher. We have two avenues of expertise. The first is writing, trading and outsourcing of quality articles. The second is the writing and publishing of eBooks and paperback publications.

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