Is There A Book In You?

Unfold the Layers of a Writer's Journey and Learn to Create Your Own Masterpiece

Course Description

Is there a book in you?! If you have contemplated the idea of writing a book but are just not sure how to get started, this course is for you. 

Renowned Irish author, Sinead Moriarty walks us through her remarkable journey of literary story telling. With over 16 published novels widely translated,  Sinead has unlocked the secret to writing a best seller. In each lesson, Sinead shares her passion for writing and delivers tools and tips on how to unleash the inner author in you. Discover how to find your unique voice as an author, thread a story line and bring characters to life. Youll also learn how to invest in yourself, pursue publishing, deal with setbacks, and manage life as a writer through the ups and downs of publishing.

As you discover Sinead’s philosophy on what develops and drives a story, you will be inspired to step forward into your own talents and begin to scribe the stories and masterpieces of your dreams.

What will you learn in this course?

  • How to start writing your book
  • How to find the ideas to start writing
  • How to plan and research on writing your book
  • How to find your writers voice
  • How to face rejection
  • How to pay it forward
  • How to believe in yourself

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter 1 : Where do I Start?

    • Sinead Moriarty Sizzle Reel

    • Lesson 1: Start Writing

    • Lesson 2 : Write What You Know

    • Lesson 3: The Importance of Honest Feedback

    • Lesson 4: Prep Yourself

  • 2

    Chapter 2: Finding Ideas?

    • Lesson 1: What's Your Story

    • Lesson 2: Follow your Curiosity

    • Lesson 3: Percolating Ideas

    • Lesson 4: The Power of the Subconscious Mind

  • 3

    Chapter 3: Research and Plan

    • Lesson 1: The Importance of Research

    • Lesson 2: Trust Your Voice

    • Lesson 3: Let your Character Own the Story

    • Lesson 4: Plan Your Book

    • Lesson 5: Chapter Breakdowns

    • Lesson 6: Tools to Get Started

  • 4

    Chapter 4: Finding Your Writing Voice

    • Lesson 1: Point of View

    • Lesson 2: Let It Go!

    • Lesson 3: Chapter Breakdown

    • Lesson 4: Be Open to Change

    • Lesson 5: How Do You want Your Story to End?

    • Lesson 6: The Elevator Pitch

  • 5

    Chapter 5: Dealing with Rejection

    • Lesson 1: Rejection is not Failure

    • Lesson 2: The Value of an Editor

    • Lesson 3: The Value of an Agent

  • 6

    Chapter 6: Pay it Forward

    • Lesson 1: Making Room at The Table

    • Lesson 2: Be Professional

  • 7

    Chapter 7: You are Enough

    • Lesson 1: Be Realistic

    • Lesson 2: Take it Seriously

    • Lesson 3: Believe in Yourself

Course Expert

Sinéad Moriarty

Renowed Novelist,Winner of Irish Book Award for Popular Fiction,

Sinead Moriarty is the author of 15 novels published by Penguin. Her books have been translated into 25 languages. The Way We Were won the Irish Book Award for Popular Fiction in 2015. Her latest novel, About Us, has just been published. She is also a columnist with the Irish Independent. Sinead and Rick O’Shea head up the Eason’s Must Reads book club. Sinead also sat on the board of the Arts Council for 3 years. Her first children’s book, The. New Girl, will be published this year.

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