MP4 | Video: h264, 1280×720 | Audio: AAC, 44.1 KHz
Language: English | Size: 1.73 GB | Duration: 2h 57m
Learn how to create a bestselling book using professional editing techniques.
What you’ll learn
Learn how to edit your fictional writing like a professional editor.
This course is best for beginning and intermediate writers of fiction.
The course begins with a brief description of the editing process publishing companies go through to improve a book. Their goal is to make the book easier and more compelling to read. This will give it a better chance of creating the word of mouth that is necessary to turn it into a bestseller.
The course contains 28 video lectures and includes several pdf worksheets to assist with the understanding and application of the process being discussed.
Lecture titles are
Introduction to the concept of self-editing
How to Become the Editor
Creating a Comments sheet
Using an Event Sheet to monitor the story and character arcs
The Importance of The Opening Page
Sample Opening page checklist and Analyze
The 3 Act Play Model of writing
Edit Act 1 Examine The Opening Pages
Edit Act 1 Creating Your Characters
Edit Act 1 The Inciting Incident
Edit Act 1 Recap Edit Ideas
Edit Act 2. The Confrontation
Edit Act 3. Resolution and Ending Template
Edit Act 3. Review of important elements
SubDescriptions – What are your characters doing
Motivation, Goals, and Conflict
Using the senses
Beginning and Ending Hooks
Check for Inconsistencies
Active and Passive Verbs
Show VS Tell
Commas, Apostrophes, and Quotes
Words Duplicate, Weak, Overused, and Sentence Starting
Formatting for a publisher
Scrivener and Grammarly
** SPECIAL BONUS**
Marketing Plan To Sell Your Book
Marketing Plan Overview
Marketing Plan Setup and Execution
Marketing on Amazon
Who this course is for
This course is for fiction writers who want to learn how to self-edit their stories to make them clearer and easier to read. The end result is to find your reading audience and achieve the word of mouth that helps create a bestseller.