Write Your First Novel, Story,
This ten-week intensive course
starts Thursday, September 12, 2013,
6 pm in Lake Forest, CA
This popular course, originally taught by Lou at UC Irvine, explores the essentials of craft: character development, plotting, point of view, voice, setting, scene design, dialogue, and sensory and descriptive writing. It also includes how to write a query letter to sell your first book or story plus marketing and self-publishing. With feedback, you improve and polish your ideas, turning them into pages that meet the expectations of readers. The mood is upbeat and positive. Don’t know where to begin or how to keep going? After completing this course, you’ll be writing with more confidence. You can continue to improve with my more advanced fiction writing courses and critique groups, drawing closer to your dream of being a writer.
About your instructor
Best-selling author Louella Nelson, recipient of the Distinguished Instructor Award from the University of California, Irvine, offers a fundamental course in fiction writing. Many of her students are agented, published, award-winners, and best-selling authors who write novels, short stories, memoirs, essays, and nonfiction books. Lou is published in fiction and nonfiction, has conducted successful author promotions, and has been featured on radio and television. A past-president of Orange County romance writers, she holds a master’s in English with an emphasis in nineteenth-century British literature and an undergraduate degree in English and creative writing from Chapman University.
Award-winning and USA Today/NY Times best-selling author Debra Holland says, “Wild Montana Sky and its sequels have been #1, #2, and #3 on the Amazon Top 100 Western Romance list. My success is definitely due to Lou Nelson. She is the writing teacher, mentor, and editor extraordinaire!”
“Lou Nelson is absolutely the best writing teacher in our area…. She’s changed my life as well as my writing.” –Deborah Gaal, award-winning agented writer.
Fee for a life-changing 10 weeks, $450. Email or call to hold your
spot or request more information: 949-916-3310
Invest in your dream.
You’re so worth it!
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