Plotting Course with Susan Meier


Pennwriters Online Course


DATE: October 1 – November 12, 2010

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Ever wonder what you’re supposed to “put” in between those four or five turning points of your story? Susan Meier’s Journey Steps, Taking the Train to Somewhere is a 6-week online course on plotting that provides quick, easy solutions for any author who has ever wondered “now what?” Beginners to experienced authors will discover new tips:

* The “Magic Formula” for plotting

* Could, Might, Must and Should List

* Daily Events

* Logical Next Steps

* Twists

* Turns 

* Subplots

* Explanation of plot threads versus subplot

* Tricks for writing an “edge-of-the-seat” read

The final two weeks will cover these hands-on lessons: One-Paragraph Pitch and Six Easy Steps to a Synopsis.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Susan Meier is the author of over 45 books, including finalists for Reviewers Choice Awards, National Reader’s Choice Awards, and nominated for Romantic Times awards. Her book, HER BABY’S FIRST CHRISTMAS won the traditional category in the 2009 More Than Magic contest. Susan loves to teach as much as she loves to write and is a popular speaker at RWA chapter conferences. Her article “How to Write a Category Romance” appeared in 2003 Writer’s Digest Novel and Short Story Markets. For more information about Susan Meier, visit

Pennwriters Online Courses have high satisfaction & repeat customer rates! Learn to plot stories agents & editors love. LIMITED CLASS SIZE. Enroll now. Enroll online at ! If you’d like to enroll by mail make a comment and I will email you the form.


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