IT'S TIME TO FINISH THE DAMN BOOK

Rock Your Novel School

Learn the tips and techniques bestselling authors use to rock plot, characters, and fictional worlds!


Have you always wanted to write a novel but don't know where to start?


Do you struggle with a boring beginning, a saggy middle, or wrapping up your plot at the end of a book?

Writing a novel can feel impossible.
 
Where do you begin? How do you move your protagonist forward? How do you bring all your ideas together into a cohesive whole? What makes readers want to keep turning the page? 
 
So many writers quit their dream of writing a book.
 
So many writers say, 'this is too hard.'
 
So many writers believe their story isn't worth being heard.
 
Don't be one of them.

 

I'm Steff, USA-Today bestselling and multi six-figure author. I'll be your plotting coach and writing cheerleader.
 
In this simple, FREE, 10 day challenge, I'm going to introduce you to the building blocks of epic plots.
 
You'll discover the tricks professional authors use to create beloved characters, settings that suck you in, and plot twists you never see coming.
 
I'll show you how to bring all your ideas together into a coherent, action-packed plot that builds tension until the final climax.
 
I'll help you uncover your own unique voice to tell your story the way you want, without having to stick to a bunch of restrictive 'rules'.
 
In just ten days you'll go from a bunch of random ideas to a solid, planned novel that's ready to write.
 
My plotting methods WORK. I'm a successful, professional storyteller who's helped hundreds of other writers build their careers, quit their day jobs, and find their readers through actionable advice.
 
I'm here to tell you that you don't have to give up on your dreams of becoming an author.
 
All you need is to find the plot.

Writing a novel can feel impossible.

 

Where do you begin? How do you move your protagonist forward? How do you bring all your ideas together into a cohesive whole? What makes readers want to keep turning the page? 

 

So many writers quit their dream of writing a book.

 

So many writers say, 'this is too hard.'

 

So many writers believe their story isn't worth being heard.

 

Don't be one of them.

 

I'm Steff, USA-Today bestselling and multi six-figure author. I'll be your plotting coach and writing cheerleader.

 

This course is for YOU if you want to write a novel but you don't know where to begin.

 

If you're feeling overwhelmed by all the pieces you need to fit together.

 

If you want to write books that are reader-crack.

 

If you want the skills and creativity to become a full-time author.

 

Welcome. Kia ora. You're in the right place. 

 

I'm going to show you how to write a novel that readers are going to LOVE. We're going to take the ideas swimming around in your head and turn them into a coherent, exciting, and satisfying read.

 

You'll discover the tricks professional authors use to create beloved characters, settings that suck you in, and plot twists you never see coming.

 

I'll show you how to bring all your ideas together into a coherent, action-packed plot that builds tension until the final climax.

 

I'll help you uncover your own unique voice to tell your story the way you want, without having to stick to a bunch of restrictive 'rules'.

 

We're going to dig deep. We're going to go to some dark places. Ten weeks from now you'll have the tools and the knowledge and the mindset to create an engaging story and FINISH YOUR NOVEL.

 

Do you have any idea how many people wish they could write a book but never do it? Perhaps you've been one of them – well, not anymore.

 

You're going to make that dream come true.

 

My methods WORK. I'm a successful, professional storyteller who's helped hundreds of other writers build their careers, quit their day jobs, and find their readers through actionable advice.

 

I'm here to tell you that you don't have to give up on your dreams of becoming an author.

 

All you need is to find the plot.

Everything you need to write a book

I don’t believe in half-assing things that you pay good money for. So Rock Your Novel School is PACKED with value. It includes:


  • Create and cast compelling characters

    Discover how to make your characters leap off the page and grab the reader's attention.

  • Plot your strengths and manage your weaknesses

    Learn how to take stock of your strengths, make quick wins, and build a plan to reach THE END.

  • See your story emerge before your eyes

    Each lesson builds on the last so you'll be able to see progress quicker than you could ever imagine.

  • Unlock the writing methods that work for you

    Activities and action steps are geared toward your unique writing style.

  • How to create reader crack

    How to figure out what readers want so you can give them more of the books they love.

  • Breakdowns of six popular genres

    I dive into six popular fiction genres to show you how to make your books commercially viable.

  • Rock your mindset

    The difference between a successful author and a wannabe is mindset – my tricks to whip your brain into shape.

  • Find and delight your readers

    Learn about your options for becoming a published author and how to set yourself up for success.

Write like a bestselling author

I show you how to take a commercial view of your books and plan for success.


Here's what you'll learn

From idea to finished book

Over 10 modules I break down the novel-writing process that’s seen me go from failed archaeologist and obscure music blogger to a USA Today bestseller with a multi six-figure income. With dozens of examples and real-talk from my own novel writing triumphs (and failures) I show how imagination, creativity, and perseverance can help you achieve your dreams.

  • Put the pieces together

    Plot, characters, world, structure, voice, theme – you'll learn how all these things work in sync to create a compelling story.

  • Finish your novel

    If you've been stuck on chapter 3 for years, this course will help you finally reach, "THE END."

  • Set goals...and stick to 'em

    Learn how to set attainable writing goals, train your monkey mind, and consolidate your gazillion ideas into a plan.

  • Write like a rockstar author.

    Love what you did and kick ass doing it – learn how to think like a bestselling author and create books readers crave.

“I've spent ten years trying to write this story and thanks to Steff's course I'm finally making progress.”

John, writer and 3x Nanowrimo winner

DISCOVER THE SECRETS BESTSELLING AUTHORS USE TO CREATE COMPELLING FICTION

Over 10 in-depth modules, go deep into every aspect of novel writing to discover your writing strengths, style, and techniques.

MODULE 1: BEGIN WITH A BANG

Plotter or Pantser? Gardener or Architect? You'll find out how you like to write and sort out the 3 keys you need to begin your novel.

MODULE 3: BINGE-WORTHY CHARACTERS

Forget one-dimensional heroes and heroines – you're going to build a protagonist readers can't help but cheer for.

MODULE 5: STORY STRUCTURE

Build your knowledge of 8 different story structures and identify the main plot points in your novel.

MODULE 2: TROPES, GENRE, AND SERIES

Discover how to tell if a story will be a winner before you write a word. Includes video breakdowns of every major genre.

MODULE 4: BUILD A COMPELLING WORLD

You'll use rules and consequences to build the world your characters inhabit. Fantasy writers, this is where you shine :)

MODULE 6: WHAT'S IN A SCENE?

Learn the simple structure of compelling scenes and how to troubleshoot your scenes when they just aren't working.

MODULE 7: THEME, MOTIF, AND VOICE

Uncover the themes that are important to you, represent them in your prose, and perfect your unique authorial voice.

MODULE 9: EDITING YOUR NOVEL

Understand the different types of editors and what they do, and learn how to self-edit your work.

MODULE 8: WRITE THE DAMN BOOK

Learn techniques and brain tricks to help you get the words out – you'll build your own unique writing process.

MODULE 10: PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER

You've finished your novel. Now what? We explore traditional publishing, self-publishing, and your next steps.

“Steff's advice made me feel confident in my own ideas and helped me create a character that readers adore. I owe my bestselling book to her plotting system.”

Carrie, Plotting student and USA Today bestselling author

Plus, check out these

AWESOME BONUSES

I want you to get the absolute most out of the course, so when you join, you'll get access to these bonuses.

  • 4 exclusive interviews

    I talk to the best writers in the business about their writing procees.

  • Skeleton Draft mini-course

    My method for plotting action-packed, chracter driven novels with no outline.

  • Service provider directory

    Find your next editor, proofreader, or designer, and enjoy student discounts.

  • KT Strange's Story Bible

    KT's method for organizing ideas and keeping track of series details.

SPECIAL OFFER

Your readers are waiting.

Are you ready to meet them?

How to Rock Self-Publishing School is open as a work-at-your-own-pace course. Don't miss out – give your books the best chance to find their audience. 

CHOOSE YOUR PLAN!

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$393One time payment 

Get instant access to all the course bonuses when you pay all at once.

INSTALLMENTS

$99Four monthly payments

Divide your course fee over four months, to help you manage funds.

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Who will get the most out of Rock Your Novel School?

The idea of this course is that if you do the activities outlined in the modules, by the time you finish the ten weeks you'll have a solid plot for your novel, an outline or first draft, a plan on how you're going to get the writing done, and a deeper understanding of craft and commercial fiction writing.

 

It's great for writers who are tackling their first novel, Nanowrimo participants, or authors with more experience wanting to tighten up their craft and plot for the market.

What if I've never written a book before? Will this course help me finish a story?

I'm already an experienced writer. What's in it for me?

How will the course content be delivered?

When the modules are complete, will I still be able to access all the content?

Is this course useful if I’m writing a mystery/romance/fantasy/insert genre here?

I'm a pantser/plotter. Is this course right for me?

What if I have questions or need extra help?