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Write Your Book in a Weekend

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Do you have a book inside you desperate to get out? Are you an expert in your field but need a book to reach more people? Learn everything you need to know to write your book in one weekend. Write your synopsis, chapter outline, and first chapter. Learn how to approach a publisher and set up a timetable for regular weekend writing that will see you with a draft manuscript in 3-6 months. All genres, all levels of experience welcome.

Note: There will be short breaks for morning and afternoon tea and a break for lunch – lunch is NOT included.

Practical exercises using meditative writing techniques, group discussion, small groups and partner work on the following topics:

  • The impulse for our work.
  • Dealing with the negative critic.
  • Focusing on what I really want to say.
  • How to write a synopsis.
  • Chapter outline.
  • Writer’s voice.
  • How to write a chapter.
  • Some tips on character, plot, story structure, developing your themes and thesis (non-fiction).
  • What you need to approach a publisher.
  • Setting goals and timeline for draft completion.

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Plan content, themes, structure of their book.
  2. Set up regular writing timetable and set realistic writing goals.
  3. Write synopsis, chapter outline and one chapter.
  4. Approach a publisher.