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Dear Fellow Writer,

There's no real secret to getting your fiction published by traditional publishers. 

Really!

In order to get your next novel published, all you have to do is know what you're doing.

Because if you do that, then you are placing your work in the top 1% of the fiction manuscripts taken seriously by publishers.

Have you ever received rejections? Do you feel unappreciated by publishers?

It needn't be that way.

Good, long term writers get treated well by publishers - whether they publish their material or not. Good writers are responded to with courtesy, respect, kindness and even apologized to for not being published!

Why? Because these writers know what they're doing - and it shows.

In their work, their presentation and in their attitude. Their work glows with confidence and authority - they write without errors, they adhere to the rules of good writing and good fiction.

If you do the same, you can be accepted this year, next month, and if your MS is done already, next week!

"Rob, you have given me spark in my writing again and I am very grateful to you for that. Thank you for all your lessons. They're just wonderful for me. "
Jaye Sevenhawks, author


It's a complete myth that good work goes ignored and unpublished. Publishers are actually crying out for good manuscripts. The simple truth is that 99% of writers just don't present their manuscripts as well as they should.

But you can - if you follow the simple instructions contained within Fiction 101 - the Easy Way to Write's unique new writing program.

Fiction 101 presents you with a thorough roadmap for getting fiction published. It's everything you will ever need to know to compete in the publishing industry - and enjoy the journey.

"Rob, I've learned so much and had
so much fun with you!" Lynn Grosvenor, author


The fact is, getting published is not the endpoint, the goal - it's actually just the beginning of your writing career. Writing success is about building relationships with publishers. It's about submitting quality material and getting the respect you deserve.

But how do you get to that point? 

Why does it sometimes seem so hard?

The truth is, it's not. You just have to get it right.

Most authors realize this maybe three or four novels down the track. But how would you like to shortcut the system?

By getting it right the first time?

It's not hard. Like most things in life, it's a process - a series of steps. Fiction 101 has been specifically designed to show you that process. Fiction 101 will help you glide effortlessly towards your goal - to write fiction manuscripts that shine with professionalism, authority and confidence.

"I love your work Rob!
You make such good sense and you have such a warm and friendly voice in your writing - you just make everything an enjoyable and educational read without any of the guru hype." Billie Williams, author


Even in amongst a gathering slush pile, publishers will tell you that good manuscripts are easy to spot. Well written MSS literally shine like a beacon. And reading a well written MS is like a blast of cool refreshing air to a publisher. It's a joy to experience for them because, simply put, it's so rare!

Why not make you next submission that good?

And don't be put off. It's not about being original or even profound. It's simply about presenting a manuscript whereby the publisher recognizes that the author cares enough to have learnt and understood there are certain conventions - that there is a right way to deal with words, prose, grammar, drama, action, dialogue, description, pretty much everything.

Your next manuscript can be the one - the contender. It doesn't matter how far along the road you are, how many novels you've written already, I can teach you how to create the best and most sellable fiction. Guaranteed.

There are many ways to write but there are only a few ways to write that will impress a modern publisher. I can show you how to take charge of your fiction. Be its leader. Fill yourself with the confidence that only knowledge and wisdom can give you. That only I can teach you.

"I just want to thank you for doing what you do. I've always wanted to learn to write and you gave me this dream come true. You are so incredibly kind and wise. You're on my prayer list to always be successful in all your endeavors because you share so unselfishly. Thank you so much." Shea Dumas, author


Here's what I will show you in FICTION 101:

Module One.

* How to generate ideas and turn them into sellable projects. How to get those elusive gems of inspiration out of yourhead and on to paper.

* How to conquer fear, procrastination and idleness. How to deal with anxiety, lack of inspiration and self doubt. How best to use
notebooks, journals, writing prompts, or not, how to best use short
stories and short practice exercises to lever your creativity and
dramatically increase your output.

* How to manage your time. The importance of pre-planning, getting organized, setting goals with end-dates and creating time within busy schedules. How to win the battle with time.

Module Two.

* Getting to grips with the writing process. What itmeans to be a writer. How to sustain the successful writer'smindset. Understanding fiction, its role, purpose and higher meaning.

* How to create trust between you, the author, and your reader. The importance of the author/reader pact - and how to honor it. Why fiction must be more believable than fact.

* The rules of engagement. Entertainment versus enlightenment.

* How to create that "little something extra" at this early stage
that will set you apart from the herd.

Module Three.

* How to easily create believable characters. Reader identification. Character empathy. Relationships. Character depth and development - how to deal with growth and change within fiction. How to create characters for a series.

* Making protagonists and antagonists interesting, strong, exciting characters you and your reader's will love. How to approach secondary characters.

Module Four.

* Plotting. Plotting via characterization, or not. The rules of cause and effect. Brainstorming, mind-mapping. The various genre requirements.

* Thinking outside the square. Sub plots.

* Case studies of plots. The 12 basic plots writers have used since the dawn of time. Simple exercises to help you. How not to plot.

* How to appear original, fresh and inspired.

Module Five.

* The outline - your book's structure. Themes, morals, the message. Endings. Twists. Double twists. Consistency, focus, continuity. Using charts, notes and research.

* Includes sample outlines and templates to assist you.

Module Six.

* Show don't tell - the most important (and most profitable) lesson you will ever learn. This whole fat module is given over to this most fundamental of fiction writing issues. With specific examples and exercises.

Module Seven.

* The basics. All the things you MUST understand before you start writing - even if you've written novels before. A close look at sentence structure, punctuation and grammar. So many writers think they know it all and/or this is not important. But it is, vitally - and correct usage of the English language DOES make the difference between rejection and acceptance. Miss this module at your peril!

* We will also study style, use of contractions, abbreviations,
italics v underline, thoughts v speech marks, dialect and
formality. Writing with honesty and originality. The importance of
KISS. Getting your feelings and emotions down on paper. An
exploration into active versus passive writing.

Module Eight.

* Scene Structure. Scene transition. Crisis points. Background exposition. What to write first. Action v dialogue, the right balance.

* The importance of setting, the third character. Environments: plain v exotic. The use of description, exposition and the author's versus the narrator's voice. The rules regarding point of view.

Module Nine.

* Chapter structure. Templates to guide you. Focusing on what's important Keeping your reader engrossed - the technique. Pacing, tension, drama, clarity of vision.

* Keeping an eye on story structure - achieving balance.

* Moving between time periods - back and forth or linear? Change of character's voice over time.

Module Ten.

* The writing. Finishing drafts - writing without stopping. How to stay on target. Maintaining motivation. Writing without thinking. Writing QED.

* Protagonist v antagonist - who's leading the story? And why?

* Writing out of corners. Getting past the 'two-thirds-complete'
slump.

Module Eleven.

* Self editing. Over editing. Rewriting. Polishing. Maintaining your vision and its freshness.

* Continuity in rewriting - charts, notes and reminders. Staying clear.

Module Twelve.

* Getting published. Queries, submissions. Writing your synopsis.

* Options. Career management. Persistence, self belief. Developing as a writer. Territory requirements. Personal development, charting your progress.

The course contains numerous examples and exercises to help you fully understand all of the subtleties involved in writing good quality fiction.

But that's not all.

Click through to start Fiction 101 now and you'll also receive these wonderful FREE bonus items:

* "The Craft of Fiction" by Percy Lubbock

214 pages. A fascinating treatise on literature with examples from the greatest master storytellers of all time. $47 value!

* "How to Speak and Write Correctly" by Joseph Devlin MA

171 pages of invaluable advice on the rules and conventions of the
English language. $37 value!

* "The Elements of Character" by Mary G Chandler

An engaging 162 page examination of what makes a person who they are. $27 value!

* "How to Tell a Story" by Mark Twain

The great man himself speaks on this most pertinent of topics! $11 value!

* "The Power of Concentration" by Theron Q Dumont

This 153 page epic reads like a cross between The Secret and Unlimited Power. It's a fabulous book to own and guide your life in itself. This book alone could change your life! $incalculable value!

These bonus downloads are available immediately and you will
receive the Fiction 101 course contents via regular email over the upcoming weeks.

"Rob, thank you so very much for your lessons. They are all wonderful. You are the best teacher I have ever come across." Alan Cherton, author

This entire, life changing program is available right now for a fraction of its OFF-LINE value! (normally $995.49, as sold by The Writing Academy.) It's just $23 to you.

If writing success is what you need, want, dream of and desire, then this program is for you!

Click here to enroll in Fiction 101 now!

Thank you - I look forward to serving you.

Rob

Rob Parnell
The Easy Way to Write



 

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