THE ALGONKIAN NOVEL WRITING PROGRAM AND COURSES
For Women's Fiction, Literary/Upmarket, SF/F (ADULT/YA/MG), Mystery/Thriller, Detective/Suspense,
Historical, Urban Fantasy, and General Fiction
In this series of online novel writing courses we enable you to write or rewrite your novel a step at a time through each successive course module while reality-checking the core elements of your novel-in-progress, regardless of genre. This program was created by a team of industry professionals
that includes agents and publishers who wish to provide aspiring authors, regardless of manuscript stage, with comprehensive, rigorous training in the art and science of writing commercial fiction in multiple genres.
What you receive:
1) A review by program professionals of your story premise and all major novel elements, as well as your prose narrative, for purposes of determining your competitive status vs. other writers in your genre.
2) A thorough outline of all your novel's plot beats and points.
3) 100 pages or more of your novel, or narrative non-f, in competitively polished shape.
4) A working-knowledge of the most highly regarded, industry-accepted techniques for craft writing, resulting in a personalized and competitive narrative style.
5) A realistic publication plan going forward based on your manuscript's current stage of development, as well as your writing skills.
6) A personalized consultation with one of our agent-faculty members to support your development of a professional agent query letter (if you and the faculty agree the time is right). Writer Professionals Consulted in The Creation of This Program:
- Random House Senior Editor Caitlin Alexander
- Bestselling Author Barbara Kyle
- Literary Agent Katharine Sands
- Literary Agent Kimberley Cameron
- Algonkian Director and Author Michael Neff
- Literary Author Robert Bausch
- AEI Film Producer, Author and Literary Agent, Ken Atchity
- Literary Agent Paula Munier
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for more information.
Our goal is to hone your ms, secure you representation, and get you published.
The Algonkian Author Salon Novel Writing Program does one thing: realistically preps and edits a novel manuscript in any stage for commercial publication, regardless of genre.
16 to 25 Weeks Average
Group Size or S:T Ratio
Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Humor, Mystery, Non-fiction, Romance, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Young Adult
Literary agent-author Paula Munier, agent-editor Michelle Richter, and agent-author-editor Michael Neff.
$799.00 for both parts or courses, for a total of 16 modules.
District of Columbia
888c 8th Ave
New York, NY 10019