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Rl Stine Teaches Writing For Young Audiences

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Teaches Writing for Young Audiences

Award-winning novelist R.L. Stine wrote jokes and funny stories for 20 years before he switched gears and became a horror-writing legend. Since then, the author of the Goosebumps and Fear Street series has sold more than 400 million copies. In his first-ever online writing class, Bob takes the fear out of crafting fiction. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, you’ll learn new ways to conquer writer’s block, develop plots, and build nail-biting suspense that will thrill young readers.


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Class Sample
1. Introduction
2. The Idea Store
3. Other Rich Sources of Ideas
4. Getting From Idea to Plot Outline
5. Outlining: Surprise Endings and Cliffhangers
6. Outlining: Plot Twists and Tricks
7. Outline Case Study
8. Kids Are the Best Audience
9. Writing for Different Age Levels
10. Case Study: Comparing Young Adult and Middle Grade Fiction
11. The Key to Scary Writing: POV
12. Hook Readers Right Away
13. How to Scare Your Readers
14. Making Monsters
15. Dialogue and Prose Style
16. Mixing Horror and Humor
17. Creating Middle Grade Characters
18. Creating YA Characters
19. Have Fun With Your First Draft
20. Revising and Getting Feedback
21. Developing a Book Series
22. Borrow From Your Influences
23. Writing as a Career
24. Promoting Yourself
25. Combating Writer’s Block and Developing Routines
26. Twenty Story Ideas for You
27. Exercises to Get You Going
28. Conclusion

Taught by

R.L. Stine

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