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Plotting Your Novel: An 8-Week Course

1 November @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Tuesdays Weekly from 11 Oct to 29 Nov 2022
$45 – $300

Assemble Your Story’s Elements.

Struggling to turn your ideas into a cohesive book? Unsure how to fit all the different elements together?

In this course with author A.R. Levett, you will establish and organise the 26 different elements needed to plot an engaging story. You will discover when and where to establish each component, how to play them out in the story, and how to tie them up by the story’s end. The result will be the development of a comprehensive story plan from which you can write your novel.

Course Outline:

Class 1: 11 Oct 2022
Receive an introduction to the course, discover how to create an organic plot and how to plot the story’s opening and backstory.

Class 2: 18 Oct 2022
Learn how to implement the setting, problem, inner weakness, inciting incident and central goal in your story’s plot.

​Class 3: 25 Oct 2022
Develop your story’s allies, sub-plot character/s, main opponent & fake-ally opponent in relation to plot.

Class 4: 1 Nov 2022
Implement a the protagonist’s initial plan, training, reveals sequence and the first major reveal and decision.

​​Class 5: 8 Nov 2022
Discover the opponent’s plan and develop the protagonist’s ongoing counter-plans.

​Class 6: 15 Nov 2022
Determine the attack by an ally, apparent defeat and the second major reveal and decision.

​​Class 7: 22 Nov 2022
Develop the third major reveal and the gate, gauntlet and visit to death.

Class 8: 29 Nov 2022
Implement the climax, self-revelation, moral decision, thematic revelation, and new equilibrium into the story’s plot.


When: 11 Oct to 29 Nov 2022, Tuesdays 10.00 am to 1.00 pm WST

Cost: $300 for full course or $45 per class.

Enquiries: [email protected]

Limited to 6 places.

For more information, please visit The Story Mentor’s website.

Book via trybooking.


Mattie Furphy House
Corner Kirkwood Road and Clare Copse
Swanbourne, WA 6010 Australia
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3-13 June

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