Story Editing for Authors

Story Editing for Authors

Taught by - 2 Comments

Start this course

Want to learn how to perform your own story edit? You've come to the right place. Go scene-by-scene and evaluate each story element to learn how to improve your whole story and make everything flow together.

In this email course, author and Fictionary CEO Kristina Stanley shares her method for ensuring that your story is well-told, well-paced and highly effective. Over ten lessons, you will be guided through the process of reviewing your story, scene-by-scene, with the help of a downloadable resource that you will receive in lesson one.

What you'll learn in this course:

  • Why you need to perform a story edit
  • How to choose the best location for a scene
  • How to identify problems with tension and conflict
  • How to effectively deploy flashback and backstory
  • How to engage your readers with the story arc

Students can only enroll in one class at a time. If you’re currently taking a course, please wait until it has finished before signing up for a new one.


Brought to you by Kristina Stanley

Kristina Stanley is an editor, author, and CEO of Fictionary. Fictionary helps writers tell better stories with breakthrough online software that simplifies story editing. She's the best-selling author of the Stone Mountain Mystery SeriesLook the Other Way, and The Author's Guide to Selling Books To Non-Bookstores.

To learn more, visit Fictionary.co.

Start this course

Discuss this course

2
Leave a Reply

2 Comment threads
0 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
2 Comment authors
  Subscribe  
newest oldest
Notify of
Hunter Leachman

I want the course now. This is a great strategy until you make people wait. Trashed. Spam. Unsubscribed.

Sumera

I want to learn to edit stories because writing is my passion.

Continue learning

People who enjoyed this course also looked at the following:

Kobo Hacks for Optimizing Sales

Want to tap into over a quarter of a century's worth of knowledge on Kobo? You've come to the right place. Whilst they might seem simpler than producing a hard-cover book, eBooks come with their …

Taught by Mark Leslie Lefebvre

View course

How to Get Your Book Covered by Mainstream Media

If you think that only celebrities and traditionally published authors can get their book covered by mainstream media, then you're in for a nice surprise.In this course, you'll learn how the media outlets really work …

Taught by Matt Rudnitsky

View course

How to Run a Price Promotion

You've written and independently published a book, and now you're ready for people to start reading it. But with so much content out there you're struggling to make your book stand out. There are a number …

Taught by Written Word Media

View course

Developing Characters That Your Readers Will Love

What separates flat, forgettable characters from the marvelous fictional creations who you remember years after you've closed the book? And more importantly, how can you make sure the characters you write fall on the right side …

Taught by Hannah Sandoval

View course

The Ten Commandments of Writing YA Novels

It's strange to think how so many popular books have protagonists in their late teens—but there's something undeniably compelling about teenagers, caught in a web of fraught emotions and growing responsibilities. Perhaps this rich, emotional …

Taught by Kate Angelella

View course

Everything You Need to Know About Amazon Algorithms

Amazon is more than just a retailer: it is a search engine as well as a book discoverability website. In fact, it’s the world’s leading search engine for books, and the place where a majority …

Taught by Ricardo Fayet

View course
×
Marketplace Photo 2
Meet the pros who can help you publish a beautiful book