This week's blog post is the first of two giving you a free sample of some of the action-packed adventure offered by our big story course - The Classic course.
It's crucial to invest in the groundwork of story before going on to potter in prose if you mean business (i.e, to sell books.) Our 'big story' course is a good egg for all writers but absolutely essential for those who are world-building - which is to say writing Fantasy, Historical, Young Adult and Children's. Pack it in your writer's kit bag, toss it behind you back and whistle all the way to the literary agency (nail that theme tune en route).
I'll be referring to the 'classics' in this blog but don't worry, I'm not being lofty and referring to works of Ancient Greece etc, I'm being low-brow. Populist! (Hoorah!) I'm referring to the golden classics of fiction, the bestsellers enjoyed by adults and kids. The genre-busting crossovers!
The course delves into the cunning plots of seven of the ten...