Writing Productivity: Release Fears to Write Great Fiction

Learn how to significantly boost word counts that way you can crank out more novels each year.
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  • Lectures 29
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 9/2015 English

Course Description

If you're struggling to write your first novel, or have a few under your belt and want to crank them out faster, this course is for you! Learn how to boost your word counts and get rid of all those fears you have of writing that's bubbling under the surface of your mind. Learn from someone with years of experience, whose fought and overcome these common internal battles that most fiction authors face.

What are the requirements?

  • No prerequisites. Just bring BAM. Brains And Motivation! :-)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Boost words counts and crank out more novels.

Who is the target audience?

  • Any fiction writer from beginner to advanced looking to get more writing done. While many of these principles apply to non-fiction writers, these tips are specifically geared toward fiction writers.

What you get with this course?

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

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

If you want to get more writing done, common sense will tell you that you need to do one or both of the following:

1) more hours spent writing

2) more words per hour.

We'll cover both of these in great detail during this course!

Tips For Getting The Most Out Of This Course!
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Every rule you've ever heard about fiction writing... FORGET ABOUT IT!!! Successful writers work on their craft in often complete opposite ways. Find what works best for you!


I like to think of the brain as two parts. You'll learn which one to use when you're writing and which one to tell to shut up! :-)


There are two choices you have with anything that comes up during a novel and here we discuss which approach to take.


Learn what one of the most prolific writers out there says about his mindset with time in writing a novel.

Section 2: Writing Fears - And How to Overcome Them

This simple mantra and mindset will help you get over perfectionism in your writing. It's what helped me get over this critical fear.


How to build some momentum to get things done each day.


What happens when you get stuck and how to pull yourself out of it.


If you find yourself researching a lot for stories and not getting any writing done use these tips.


Learn the trick to getting rid of the "this must be perfect" mindset


Discover why you shouldn't concern you if your next book is a stinker! :-)


The many reasons why you feel you may have writer's block and how to overcome them.

3 questions

Quiz about what has been covered in Writing Fears.

Section 3: Time Machine - Getting More Time to Write

If you don't think you have enough time to write, this simple example will change your mind!


Unfortunately, we have this thing called life that gets in the way. Learn how a simple change in mindset can help overcome this.


Learn a tip from a renowned funny man on how you can motivate yourself to get your writing done daily.


Perhaps the best piece of advice in the entire course.


These two laws are powerful to follow for anything that you want to be more productive with, but they especially apply to being a writer.


Learn how to use deadlines and stakes to get your novels done faster.


Find the two top tips from one of the most prolific writers of all time.


Getting rid of distractions is essential as a writer and here I go over how you can do that automatically.

Writing Software Time Savers

This simple spreadsheet makes it easy to track your daily writing progress.

3 questions

Quiz about what has been covered in Time Machine.

Section 4: Hyperdrive - Getting More Words Per Hour

Using this simple timer, not only will you get more done, but you'll feel less exhausted, too, at the end of your work day.


Things you can listen to that are scientifically proven to improve focus.


Here are a couple writer tricks that will be so freeing to you and will make crafting a novel a lot simpler.


Find out how story beats can help drastically speed up your writing speed.


Here's a weird little trick you can use to automatically give yourself motivation with no added effort on your part!

3 questions

Quiz about what has been covered in Hyperdrive.

Section 5: Wrapping Things Up
Concluding Remarks and Where We Go From Here

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Instructor Biography

Ryan Wiley, #1 Bestselling Author and Udemy Instructor

Ryan Wiley is an online entrepreneur and fiction writer. Working at one of the largest digital marketing agencies in the United States, he's helped several multi-million dollar brands improve their search rankings and traffic. He's also consulted and taught countless individuals wanting to grow their online businesses.

As a mystery/thriller writer, he has several books to his name. His second novel, Spending Spree, was the #1 Overall Free on Amazon, with over 36,000 downloads in one day! And he continues to crank out novels at a blistering pace.

Teaching is what Ryan considers his greatest passion. In all of his courses, he's very active in the discussion boards answering every single question that comes in.

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