The Basics of Novel Writing
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The Basics of Novel Writing

Book Writing Made Easy
3.5 (1 rating)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
21 students enrolled
Created by Clarence Moore
Last updated 4/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • 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
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Requirements
  • Students will need a pen and paper to take notes.
  • Microsoft powerpoint (optional if you want to download slides)
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.

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.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
1 Lecture 02:02

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

Preview 02:02
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Prewriting
6 Lectures 08:18

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

Prewriting Introduction
01:30

Brainstorming and Free Writing
01:09

Research
01:26

Audience
01:08

Outlines
00:55

Mind Mapping
02:10
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Formatting
1 Lecture 02:49
Formatting Introduction and Industry Standard
02:49
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Drafts
5 Lectures 11:15
Drafts Introduction
00:44


Second Draft
03:40

Third Draft
01:21

Final Draft
00:32
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Writer's Block
2 Lectures 10:19
Where is the Muse?
04:43

Overcoming Writers Block
05:36
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Plot Development
1 Lecture 03:39
What is Plot?
03:39
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Types of Conflict
1 Lecture 01:54
What is Conflict?
01:54
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Types of Characters
1 Lecture 01:29
Who are Your Actors?
01:29
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Characters Development
1 Lecture 01:27
The Static and Dynamic
01:27
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Point of View
1 Lecture 03:39
5 More Sections
About the Instructor
Clarence Moore
4.1 Average rating
7 Reviews
483 Students
3 Courses
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.