Fictionary’s Story Editing Masterclass: Tell Powerful Stories
Think about some of the best novels you’ve read. What do you remember?
Like me, you probably recall a compelling character like Jason Bourne, the intriguing plot told in Gone Girl, or the fantastic settings depicted in The Game of Thrones. You remember the story.
Combining Fictionary (a self-editing tool for fiction writers) with a masterclass seems like a great way to give authors the knowledge and process needed to complete their own story edit.
If you’ve finished that first draft and aren’t sure what to do next, we’ve got a solution.
Announcing the Fictionary Story Editing Masterclass
To receive the first two lessons, all you have to do is sign up for a free trial of Fictionary. No credit card required. No obligations.
The full 13-lesson course is included with a Fictionary trial – even if you don’t subscribe at the end of the trial.
- Lesson 1: How To Use Fictionary To Make Your Story Work
- Lesson 2: Characters And Novel Structure
- Lesson 3: How To Improve Your Plot
- Lesson 4: How To Improve Your Settings
- Lesson 5: How To Use Word Count To Evaluate Your Scenes
- Lesson 6: Connect Your Readers To Your Characters
- Lesson 7: Make The Most Of Your POV Characters
- Lesson 8: Story Arc And Engaging Your Readers
- Lesson 9: Finding Plot Holes
- Lesson 10: Draw Your Readers Into and Out of Each Scene
- Lesson 11: Maximize Your Use of Tension And Conflict
- Lesson 12: Check For An Empty Stage
- Lesson 13: Keep Your Timeline Clear
Lesson 1: How To Use Fictionary To Make Your Story Work
Fictionary can identify and help you fix problems within your manuscript by focusing on the structure of your story, not on the words. In lesson one, we’ll tackle these critical structural areas:
- Character names and appearances
- Point of view characters and goals
- Story arc
- Plot holes (scenes without a clear purpose)
- Flow from scene to scene
- Absence of tension or conflict
- Empty stage syndrome
- Confusing timelines or missing objects
Read the first two lessons for free.
If you’d like to listen to an in-depth discussion on story editing, check out Story Edit Like A Pro.
StoryTeller is creative editing software for fiction writers. Transform your story, not just your words. Successful stories depend on your ability to edit, improve, and revise your work. Only when you master story editing, can you master storytelling.
Why not check out Fictionary’s StoryTeller free 14-day trial and tell powerful stories?