ONLINE CLASS: How to Write a Novel (and Get it Published) (2020)

Class takes place in three online sessions: April 4th, 6, and 7, from noon to 2:30 p.m. 

$100.00 (10% off for members)

Due to the spread of covid-19, this class will now meet using video technology. Your virtual meeting will take place at the scheduled time and will cover the planned content. You'll receive access information and instructions prior to your first online meeting.  

A day-long workshop offered in three onlie sessins that deconstructs and demystifies the novel-writing process for struggling and/or aspiring writers. We'll go all the way from getting the nub of an idea to getting your book into the hands of expectant fans. Along the way you'll learn how to stay organized, write in the voice of the opposite sex, the art of rewriting, and how to overcome your writing and marketing fears. By the end of our time together you'll be prepared to begin work on a novel and will be equipped with the skills to perfect it. Class takes place in three online sessions: April 4th, 6, and 7, from noon to 2:30 p.m.

Books: The Weekend Novelist Writes a Mystery, Robert Ray (9780440506584)

Big Magic, Elizabeth Gilbert (9781594634727)

John DeDakis  is a novelist, writing coach, and former editor on CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer." DeDakis is the author of five mystery-suspense novels. His fourth novel, Bullet in the Chamber, is the winner of Reviewers Choice, Foreword INDIES, and Feathered Quill book awards. In his most recent novel, Fake, protagonist Lark Chadwick is a White House correspondent trying to walk the line between personal feelings and dispassionate objectivity in the era of “fake news” and #MeToo. Website:

REFUND POLICY: Please note that we can issue class refunds up until seven (7) days before the first class session.

SKU: 9787000007383
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Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear Cover Image
ISBN: 9781594634727
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Riverhead Books - September 27th, 2016

The Weekend Novelist Writes a Mystery: From Empty Page to Finished Mystery in Just 52 Weekends--A Dynamic Step-by-Step Program Cover Image
ISBN: 9780440506584
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Dell - April 6th, 1998