Module 2: Planning
Now that you’ve had some time to think about your publishing path, let’s make a plan for your story. In this module, you’ll start off by learning how to keep an audience and genre in mind and how to set yourself up for writing success. Life comes at you fast, so you’ll also learn how to stick to your writing schedule when things don’t go according to plan. Once you’ve set your overall writing goals, you’ll learn how to brainstorm and outline your story, find a unique writing voice for your story, and discover which point of view best serves your story.
Planning Your Book, Part Two
Module Two, Video 4 (6:12)
Jim Menick, an editor from Reader's Digest, introduces a lesson in finding the voice that best represents you as an author, as well as choosing your story's point of view. This video shows you how to find both your genre-based writing voice and your individual voice as a writer. You'll also learn about the different points of view in writing, including which viewpoint works best for each genre.