Novel Writing: Bring Your Book Project to Life

A course by Grant Faulkner , Writer, Publisher, and Editor

Writer, Publisher, and Editor . Berkeley, United States.
Joined May 2022

Create a detailed plan for turning your book idea into a reality, from developing characters and a plot, to seeking inspiration for the writing process

  • 98% positive reviews (50)
  • 2083 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Create a detailed plan for turning your book idea into a reality, from developing characters and a plot, to seeking inspiration for the writing process

A course by Grant Faulkner

Every story is an adventure, and each page an opportunity to bring new worlds, characters, and experiences to life.

Grant Faulkner is a writer, publisher, and editor who wrote his first story at just five years old. Since then, he has published several works of fiction and non-fiction, become the executive director of National Novel Writing Month, and the executive producer of America’s Next Great Author.

In this online course, Grant teaches you how to develop a creative mindset to write your own novel. Learn the process, framework, and tools necessary to do what only you can do—take your ideas from your imagination to the page! Are you ready to write your story, your way?

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What will you learn in this online course?

19 lessons & 26 downloads

Nourishing Your Muse: You
19 minutes, 24 seconds
Overcoming Creative Obstacles 1
15 minutes, 20 seconds
Overcoming Creative Obstacles 2
7 minutes, 46 seconds
Developing a Writing Community
9 minutes, 20 seconds
Choosing the Novel Idea
20 minutes, 48 seconds
The Main Character
9 minutes, 50 seconds
Getting through the Muddy Middle
14 minutes, 29 seconds
  • 98% positive reviews (50)
  • 2083 students
  • 19 lessons (3h 58m)
  • 26 additional resources (3 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Create a detailed plan featuring characters, structure, and a plot that you can develop into a book.

Who is this online course for?

This course is for anyone with a story they want to develop into a novel.

Designed for aspiring writers, journalists, communication professionals, and anyone with a passion for storytelling. Whether you have a story idea in mind or simply a desire to explore your creative process, Grant's course offers a comprehensive learning experience for writers at all levels.

Requirements and materials

No previous experience is required.

In terms of materials, you’ll just need something to write with.


Reviews

2083 Students
50 Reviews
98% Positive ratings

Grant Faulkner

A course by Grant Faulkner

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Writer, Publisher, and Editor

Grant Faulkner is a renowned writer, publisher, and editor with a lifelong dedication to the art of storytelling. As a seasoned author of fiction and non-fiction books, he has honed his writing skills across various genres, capturing the hearts of readers around the world. Grant's passion for the written word extends beyond his personal works. He is the Executive Director of National Novel Writing Month, the largest writing event globally, and the Executive Producer of America's Next Great Author.

With an extensive background in publishing and editing, Grant has made significant contributions to the literary world. As the founder of 100 Word Story, he has provided a platform for talented writers to showcase their work and has curated award-winning collections of stories. As a writing coach and host of the Write-minded podcast, Grant has guided countless individuals in realizing their creative potential.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Preparing Your Creative Mindset

    • Nourishing Your Muse: You
    • Overcoming Creative Obstacles 1
    • Overcoming Creative Obstacles 2
    • The Value of a Beginner’s Mind
    • Developing a Writing Community
  • U3

    Planning the Novel

    • Choosing the Novel Idea
    • The Main Character
    • The Plot 1
    • The Plot 2
    • Your Writing Routine 1
    • Your Writing Routine 2
  • U4

    Writing the First Draft

    • Writing with Abandon
    • Getting through the Muddy Middle
    • Finishing the Rough Draft
  • U5

    Revising the Rough Draft

    • What Is Revision?
    • Revising the Novel: The Macro and the Micro View
    • Getting Feedback
  • FP

    Final project

    • Group Creativity: How to write a novel in a month

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    Learn valuable methods and techniques explained by top experts in the creative sector.

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    Ask questions, request feedback, or offer solutions. Share your learning experience with other students in the community who are as passionate about creativity as you are.

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    The community is home to millions of people from around the world who are curious and passionate about exploring and expressing their creativity.

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Novel Writing: Bring Your Book Project to Life. Writing course by Grant Faulkner

Novel Writing: Bring Your Book Project to Life

A course by Grant Faulkner
Writer, Publisher, and Editor . Berkeley, United States.
Joined May 2022
  • 98% positive reviews (50)
  • 2083 students