How to Write Best-Selling Fiction

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How to Write Best-Selling Fiction

2019

Get a comprehensive, eye-opening, and illuminating survey of the entire writing process, as well as a full breakdown of how dozens of best-selling authors have implemented best practices in their own writing. As an aspiring...

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Director
The Great Courses
Features
James Scott Bell
Supplier
The Great Courses

In This Series

Tell Me a Story
Episode 1
Tell Me a Story
Anatomy of a Best Seller
Episode 2
Anatomy of a Best Seller
Developing Ideas
Episode 3
Developing Ideas
The LOCK System: A Foundation for Your Novel
Episode 4
The LOCK System: A Foundation for Your Novel
Structuring Your Novel
Episode 5
Structuring Your Novel
Act I: The Disturbance
Episode 6
Act I: The Disturbance
Act II: The Arena of Conflict
Episode 7
Act II: The Arena of Conflict
Act III and Resolution
Episode 8
Act III and Resolution
Jump-off-the-Page Characters
Episode 9
Jump-off-the-Page Characters
Bringing Characters to Life
Episode 10
Bringing Characters to Life
Point of View
Episode 11
Point of View
The Essentials of Dazzling Dialogue
Episode 12
The Essentials of Dazzling Dialogue
Tools for Talk
Episode 13
Tools for Talk
Voice and Style
Episode 14
Voice and Style
Make a Scene
Episode 15
Make a Scene
Subplots and Parallel Plots
Episode 16
Subplots and Parallel Plots
Deepening the Reader’s Emotional Experience
Episode 17
Deepening the Reader’s Emotional Experience
First Pages That Grab the Reader
Episode 18
First Pages That Grab the Reader
Revising Your Novel
Episode 19
Revising Your Novel
Blunders and Baloney
Episode 20
Blunders and Baloney
Getting Published
Episode 21
Getting Published
The Self-Publishing Option
Episode 22
The Self-Publishing Option
Marketing Your Work
Episode 23
Marketing Your Work
Conquering the Mental Game of Writing
Episode 24
Conquering the Mental Game of Writing