Taking the Mystery Out of Writing the Mystery Novel

WRITING X 413.14E

Jumpstart your mystery novel with this course designed to teach you the basics before you set off the solve the crime.

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Remote Instruction
Starting at $305.00
As few as 2 weeks
1.0

What you can learn.

  • Learn about sub-genres to help you build your characters and story world
  • Develop strategies for incorporating writing into your busy life
  • Build strong, memorable characters your readers won’t want to put down
  • Understand the role of the author in promoting their books

About this course:

This course is a crash course in how to put your dream on paper with a commitment of just fifteen minutes a day. You learn how to determine which mystery sub-genre best suits your style and interests; explore the basic tools of storytelling; and develop your sleuth, sidekick, and villain. Through helpful exercises, tips, and tricks to overcome the inevitable roadblocks (full-time job, family obligations, or attacks of self-doubt), you gain the confidence and tools to start your journey to publication. You also get frank and helpful advice on what will be expected of you, the author, in terms of self-promotion and marketing, including the importance of a website and building a social platform. Note: Although the course is geared toward the mystery genre, it can equally apply to mainstream fiction.

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
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Sunday, Saturday 9:00AM PT - 12:30PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Hannah Dennison
377510
Fee:
$305.00
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Notes
Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 29, 2021
Course Requirements
Schedule
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Discussion
Sat Jan 30, 2021
9:00AM PT - 12:30PM PT
Online
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Sun Jan 31, 2021
9:00AM PT - 12:30PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Feb 6, 2021
9:00AM PT - 12:30PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sun Feb 7, 2021
9:00AM PT - 12:30PM PT
Online

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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