COURSES FOR GENRE NOVELISTS
We’ve launched our Barany School of Fiction!
Check out our premiere course: 30-Day Writing Challenge to Plan Your Novel here:
We’re all about helping novelists write, market, and publish their fiction with our self-paced and facilitated courses.
We specialize in helping genre novelists with all the ins and outs.
And we’re in our third year, and are still creating new classes, though we have a full complement of live and homestudy course to help you plan your novels, write and edit them, publish and market them.
So if you’d like a course and we don’t offer it yet, we’d like to hear from you.
2017 Calendar for our Live Courses + Trainings
The live courses are 1-month long, unless otherwise specified.
**Schedule subject to change.**
January 2017: Edit Your Novel Bootcamp
Sign up here. Registration deadline is Dec. 28, 2016.
January Training: “Editing for Compelling Characters: Beyond the Five Senses”
This live training is over, but you can purchase the replay here.
February 2017: “Editing for Compelling Characters: Beyond the 5 Senses” Editing Course (New!)
Sign up here.
March 22, 2017: “How to Choose Your Story’s Structure” Special Training
Sign up for this training here:
April 2017: TBD
We have a possible webinar course in the works. 🙂
May 1-31, 2017: Story Structure: An Essential Building Block of Your Craft
Special class taught through Outreach International RWA chapter online workshops. This will be the only time I’ll be teaching this class in this format.
All the details to sign up for this course:
June through August: TBD
Possible Upcoming Webinars
Dates to be announced as we schedule them.
“How to Get Beta Readers” course for novelists (New!)
“Branding and Marketing for Novelists” Foundations course
“Book Launches and Campaigns for Novelists, Get Your Book in the Hands of Your Readers”
“Self-Publishing for Indie Authors”
October 2017: Plan Your Novel 30-day writing challenge
Registration will open in August 2017.
November 2017: Write Your Novel Support Group
Registration will open in October 2017.
**You can take the classes a la carte. You can also get them at a deeply discounted rate as a member of the 12-month Group Coaching Program. All the details about our program for dedicated novelists here.
OUR MISSION + PASSION
You’re entering our Fellowship of the Pen. So gather round the fire and get support, guidance, and lend your story to the collective wisdom of humanity.
Also, if you have any suggestions for improvement and feedback, let us know. Just contact us and to share your thoughts.
Need help on picking the right course?
** You can sign up for a complimentary Discovery Session with the school founder, Beth Barany.
*Go here to sign up for your call: http://bit.ly/AppmtWithBeth
If you already enrolled in a course with us, you’ll receive a welcome note for that course soon. Check your inbox!
COURSE CATALOG FOR BARANY SCHOOL OF FICTION
Four (4) levels:
1. Get Writing
2. Book Marketing
3. Advanced Writer
4. Get Publishing
GET STARTED HERE
If you’re not yet enrolled in a course, check out all of our offerings
You can also read on for our complete course catalog. Not all of these courses are posted or launched yet. You’ll get the notifications when they do.
GET WRITING LEVEL:
1. OUR LAUNCH COURSE: PREP YOUR NOVEL IN 30 DAYS (AVAILABLE NOW!)
Prepare your novel for Nanowrimo in this 30-Day Writing Challenge. Story, plot, characters, world building, all of it! Designed for writers with a busy life.
Check out this course here:
2. NOT READY FOR THE WHOLE COURSE, then start with the “Plan Your Novel” mini-course here:
3. CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT (AVAILABLE NOW!)
If you want to dive deeper into character development, whether you’re in the planning, writing, or editing stage, go here:
4. WRITER’S MOTIVATION MINI-COURSE
A short course on discovering what drives you!
Go here to sign up for this course:
5. THE WRITER’S ADVENTURE GUIDE
Based on Beth Barany’s book of the same name, this self-coaching guide will help you uncover your drive, focus, and internal strengths to help you come to the page.
6. EDIT YOUR NOVEL BOOTCAMP
In this intensive homestudy bootcamp course, you will read and edit your novel in four passes. By the time you have completed this course, you will have an edited book that you can present to your critique partners, beta readers, or an agent or editor.
BOOK MARKETING LEVEL
1. BRANDING AND MARKETING FOR NOVELISTS
All the steps you need to take to be ready to market yourself as a novelist, even if your first book isn’t finished yet.Get support, guidance, and tips to develop your author brand. Go here:
2. HOW TO GET BOOK REVIEWS
A step-by-step course on how to find, contact, and follow up with book bloggers, influential book reviewers. Go here:
3. RUN A BLOG TOUR TO MARKET YOUR BOOK (AVAILABLE NOW!)
If you’re ready to market your book, virtual book tours or blog tours are a great way to do it. Check out the extensive course here:
ADVANCED WRITER LEVEL
1. WRITE YOUR NOVEL
We run a small course a few times a year in conjunction with NaNoWriMo to help you write your novel. Course is for grads of our PLAN YOUR NOVEL IN 30 DAYS. Sign up here to stay tuned!
2. FINISH, MARKET, & PUBLISH YOUR NOVEL (AVAILABLE NOW!)
12-month Group Coaching Program. For people who have a completed manuscript or partially completed manuscript and want in-depth ongoing support. Comes with monthly calls, 1-1 calls with Beth Barany, and additional in-depth editing (optional). Rolling enrollment. You can join at any time. Go here for all the details:
4. SUSPENSE IN ANY GENRE
Taught by co-founder, Ezra Barany, bestselling author of The Torah Codes series, learn how to integrate suspense into your novel for any genre, not just thrillers. Course coming soon!
1. PUBLISHING OVERVIEW
Get an overview of your publishing options today from self-publishing, hybrid publishing, and traditional publishing. Course coming soon!
2. HOW TO SELF-PUBLISH YOUR NOVEL AS AN EBOOK
This course will walk you through the steps you need to do to self-publish your ebook. Coming soon!
3. HOW TO SELF-PUBLISH YOUR NOVEL AS A PRINT BOOK
This course will walk you through the steps you need to do to self-publish your print book. Coming soon!
4. COVER DESIGN FOR THE NON-DESIGNER
Whether you self-publish or go another route, it’s important to understand the ins and outs of cover design so that you can be in charge of one of the most important aspects of book marketing: the book cover. Course coming soon!
Need help on picking the right course?
*You can sign up for a complimentary Discovery Session with the school founder, Beth Barany Go here to sign up for your call:
* Just contact us.
Thanks, and welcome again to the our school and fellowship!
Barany School of Fiction