Set up the heart of your story in just eight scenes 

Save your seat in the virtual training that will teach you my 8-Scene Story Setup method so you can learn how to draft a tight, cohesive character growth arc on the first try. The live and on-demand versions of this training will be available in mid-2023.

The 8-Scene Story Setup

Drafting a tight, cohesive character arc on the first try can be as simple as planning eight key story moments. (Yes, really!) Join me, professional development editor Sue Brown-Moore, in this 60-minute training on The 8-Scene Story Setup to learn the shortcut framework that will simplify your plotting process and avoid some of the most common plotting pitfalls

The 8-Scene Story Setup will guide your hero through their full Transformation Growth Arc so you can spotlight every powerful moment in their on-page character journey.

This session is perfect for fiction writers who

  • Struggle with constantly rewriting and tweaking a manuscript
  • Get stuck in the muddy middle of a story and don't know what to do next
  • Write lackluster climax sequences and can't figure out why
  • End up writing a totally different story than they set out to
  • Want to write gripping stories about people who become better versions of themselves

For pantsers—and anyone else who prefers to discover the story as they write it—the 8-Scene Story Setup is a way to fail-proof your finished draft before you send it off for critiques or edits. Don't miss this inside peek at a professional storysmith's personal toolkit.

Join the waitlist for The 8-Scene Story Setup webinar to learn which parts of your hero's journey matter most and how to plan your story around them. I will be offering this as a live training in late Spring of this year (2023),—which means you'll be able to ask me questions in real time and get answers immediately—so sign up for the waitlist below to be sure you don't miss out. After the live session, I'll port the workshop over to Storysmith U for on-demand access.