Wanna Be a Fiction Writer? Learn From a Published Author

I realized my dream of becoming a fiction writer. Now, let me help YOU get published. My proven method can work for you.
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  • Lectures 19
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 12/2015 English

Course Description

Do you have a story to tell?

Do you want to write fiction, but don't know how to get started? Are you looking for some guidance as to how to navigate the waters of becoming a fiction writer?

Hi, I'm JB Vincent. While my career has taken me down many paths, the one thing I have always been, somewhere inside, is a writer. I spent many years compiling stories from my life experience, and one day I decided to make the jump. I have several works published, and several more in the queue. I have been successful, and now I want to help you be successful as well no matter how you quantify success, be it financial or the satisfaction of obtaining the lifelong dream of being a fiction writer.

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What Is Covered Here?

This course will cover all of the basic areas the student will need to get from where they are today to their goal of becoming a writer. The topics covered are:

  • Conquering Your Fear Of Getting Started
  • How To Get Started
  • What Type Of Stories To Write
  • How To Select And Work With An Editor
  • Tips and Advice
  • Where To Get Your Writing Published


By the end of this course, the student will be armed and ready to get out and realize their dream of being a writer and tell their story to the world.

What are the requirements?

  • The only thing students need to know for this course is that they have a burning desire to be a fiction writer. Students should bring an open mind and a willingness to let go that which is keeping the pen from meeting paper.
  • This course requires a computer or other internet-connected device, as there will be references to websites that have further information. A computer, tablet, or smartphone will suffice.
  • Be prepared to take notes or use screen capture. There's a lot of valuable information here!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Tell your story to the world in your voice and your words.
  • Overcome the obstacles that have so far kept you from getting started.
  • Get your story out of your head and onto paper.
  • Understand that you have the ability to write fiction.
  • Space on my blog to present your original writing to the world.
  • A Bonus Chapter on where to get your writing published.

What is the target audience?

  • This course is for anyone who has ever wanted to be a fiction writer, but thought the barriers to entry - whether in their own mind or in the actual literary world - were too much to overcome. This course is about how to begin to tell your story, it is not a grammatical, structural or technical manual. This course is about unleashing creativity for the benefit of the student and their future readers.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Section 1 - Losing the Fear
02:02

Meet the instructor and hear his welcome message as you get started on the course.

11:39

One of the main barriers many people face when trying to get started on a writing career is fear. WHat are they afraid of? Let's begin this lecture and I will cover all of the bases.

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Homework! Oh no! Just kidding - unlike school, this homework is easy and fun.

4 questions

Some questions regarding the content of Section 1.

Section 2: Section 2 - How Do I Start?
08:11
SO how do you get started on your writing career? Start this video and I will take you through all the steps.
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Article
Homework! Oh no! Just kidding - unlike school, this homework is easy and fun.
3 questions
A quiz regarding the material in Section 2.
Section 3: Section 3 - What To Write
09:57

So what's your pleasure? Novels? Short Stories? Fan Fiction? No matter, I will cover it all here, and let you choose which style best suits your writing goals.

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Homework! Oh no! Just kidding - unlike school, this homework is easy and fun.
3 questions
A quiz regarding the material in Section 3.
Section 4: Section 4 - Editors
09:14

Here comes the important part. Your Editor will play an important role in getting your work out to the world. I will give you all the details on how to get this relationship started.

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Homework! Oh no! Just kidding - unlike school, this homework is easy and fun.
3 questions

A quiz regarding the material in Section 4.

Section 5: Section 5: Tips And Advice (Kind of)
14:41

Here I present some tips and advice above and beyond the topics we covered up until now.

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Homework! Oh no! Just kidding - unlike school, this homework is easy and fun.

3 questions

A quiz regarding the material in Section 5.

Section 6: Bonus Section
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Here, I detail how you can benefit from further resources on my blog.

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Here I include links to some great places to get your original work published!

Section 7: Thank You from JB Vincent
Thank You - And There Is more To Come!
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Instructor Biography

Jason Vincent, Author, Businessman, Udemy Instructor

Jason is a former businessperson, politician and private investigator now writing and publishing his own short stories and novels born out of the rich tableau of his experiences.


His first short story collection, 5 Tales, is currently available at most retail e-book purveyors and has been available in print since Christmas of 2013.

Jason also blogs at TheWritersLairBlog dot com about all things literary.

Instructor Biography

Paul Proto, Udemy Instructor

Paul is an IT Professional with 35 years of experience in all facets of the Information Technology field. He started his career coding business applications on mainframes, and then started riding the Personal Computer wave from its very beginning. Paul has travelled extensively, crisscrossing the United States and Mexico delivering IT solutions to major corporations.

Now, Paul is a Udemy instructor and starting to build a base of Udemy courses to help others along their path to education. An avid Web Designer and Developer, his services can be found at RealSimpleWebpages.

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