Class Central is learner-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.


Novel Writing: Bring Your Book Project to Life

via Domestika


Create a detailed plan for turning your book idea into a reality, from developing characters and a plot, to seeking inspiration for the writing process
  • Introduction
  • Preparing Your Creative Mindset
  • Planning the Novel
  • Writing the First Draft
  • Revising the Rough Draft
  • Final project
Every story is an adventure, and each page an opportunity to bring new worlds, characters, and experiences to life.

Grant Faulkner is a writer, publisher, and editor who wrote his first story at just five years old. Since then, he has published several works of fiction and non-fiction, become the executive director of National Novel Writing Month, and the executive producer of America’s Next Great Author.

In this online course, Grant teaches you how to develop a creative mindset to write your own novel. Learn the process, framework, and tools necessary to do what only you can do—take your ideas from your imagination to the page! Are you ready to write your story, your way?


  • About Me
  • Influences
  • Nourishing Your Muse: You
  • Overcoming Creative Obstacles 1
  • Overcoming Creative Obstacles 2
  • The Value of a Beginner’s Mind
  • Developing a Writing Community
  • Choosing the Novel Idea
  • The Main Character
  • The Plot 1
  • The Plot 2
  • Your Writing Routine 1
  • Your Writing Routine 2
  • Writing with Abandon
  • Getting through the Muddy Middle
  • Finishing the Rough Draft
  • What Is Revision?
  • Revising the Novel: The Macro and the Micro View
  • Getting Feedback
  • Group Creativity: How to write a novel in a month

Taught by

Grant Faulkner


Start your review of Novel Writing: Bring Your Book Project to Life

Never Stop Learning.

Get personalized course recommendations, track subjects and courses with reminders, and more.

Someone learning on their laptop while sitting on the floor.