FANTASY ONLINE CLASS
Bring Your Fantasy World to Life.
Fantasy is an extremely popular genre worldwide, and not just with kids. It’s the form that makes the audience feel terrific, where suddenly everything seems possible. Fantasy allows us to break free not just from physical slavery or professional drudgery but also from a stiffness of the mind and a death of the spirit.
This online class takes you step-by-step through the storytelling process, from one-line idea to final script, so that you can write an excellent work of fiction. In
Send your written responses to the exercises to firstname.lastname@example.org for comprehensive feedback. Then proceed to the next lesson. John Truby has designed the lessons in the order that will produce your best work in the shortest amount of time. However, you are free to take the lessons in any order you wish.
The Fantasy Lessons:
Lesson 1 – Learn the inherent problems for writing a fantasy and explore ways of developing your fantasy premise to avoid these problems.
Lesson 2 – Set up the overall geometry of the journey so the story develops and deepens.
Lesson 3 – Create and detail the fantasy world. Connect the fantasy world to the hero.
Lesson 4 – Build the story using the unique fantasy beats.
Lesson 5 – Apply the keys of the transcendent fantasy to your story beats.
Lesson 6 – Check to see if you have made any of the common errors that fantasy writers make before doing your rewrite.