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ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Novel Writing with a Bestselling Author

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Online experience hosted by Katy

60 mins
Up to 3 people
Join from your computer, phone, or tablet
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Do you have a story inside of you waiting to come out? Maybe you have a character formed in your mind, or the premise of an intriguing tale, but you're not sure how to put it down on paper and turn it into a full book. Or maybe you want to write a book, but you don't know where to start.

All stories have a beginning, middle and end, and all stories follow a pattern. Together, we will brainstorm your idea, create dynamic characters that are larger than life, and learn the key components that go into a fully completed novel or screenplay.

This is an online experience, so an internet connection is needed. Other than that you'll just need pen and paper and of course, creativity. Allow for 60-80 minutes.
Other things to note
Class will take place on Zoom with audio and visual components.
Do you have a story inside of you waiting to come out? Maybe you have a character formed in your mind, or the premise of an intriguing tale, but you're not sure how to put it down on paper and turn it into a full book. Or maybe you want to write a book, but you don't know where to start.

All stories have a beginning, middle and end, and all stories follow a pattern. Together, we will brainstorm your idea, create dynamic characters tha…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Use Zoom to participate on your desktop or mobile device. After you book you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.

What to bring

  • Paper
  • Pen (preferred over pencil)
  • Your ideas for characters and story line, if you have them
  • Creativity!
From $32
/ person
Fri, Mar 5
10:00 PM - 11:00 PM (EST)
Join 1 other guest
$32 per person
$32 per person
Sun, Mar 7
9:30 PM - 10:30 PM (EST)
$32 per person
$32 per person
Mon, Mar 8
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EST)
$32 per person
$32 per person

Meet your host, Katy

Host on Airbnb since 2020
  • 85 Reviews
  • Identity verified
As a bestselling author of more than 18 novels, I am excited to share my step-by-step writing process to future storytellers in this insightful and interactive online experience.

Growing up as an avid reader led me to start writing my own stories in 2009, selling my first novel in 2011. Since then, I have sold 17 more books to the writing industry's top publishing houses. Your time with me will put you on the path to your own writing success, whether for your own personal goals or for the market.

A past review from a student: "I learned more from my training with Katy than I have in any other course or book! Full of industry knowledge, craft expertise, and thoughtful insight, Katy equipped me to put her experience to practice in my own work. Fun and approachable, Katy's methods leave you inspired, educated and equipped to write!"
As a bestselling author of more than 18 novels, I am excited to share my step-by-step writing process to future storytellers in this insightful and interactive online experience.

Growing up as an avid reader led me to start writing my own stories in 2009, selling my first novel in 2011. Since then, I have sold 17 more books to the writing industry's top publishing houses. Your time with me will put you on the path to your own writing success, whether for your own personal goals or fo…
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Rated 4.98 out of 5 from 85 reviews.

Priti
March 2021
Katy is awesome! She will share her knowledge and teach you how to write effectively and creatively to create the story that’s in you!
Erin
February 2021
Katy took the time to understand my story and tailor her instruction to best help me. Based on what I learned yesterday, I feel energized and ready to finally write my novel.
Sophie
January 2021
My husband signed us up for this course as a Christmas present for me this year. We have both been toying with the idea of writing a book and wanted to take it more seriously. Our class with Katy was fantastic - she paid careful attention to each of our ideas (which were quite different) and had prepared useful thought exercises to help us develop our characters and plot lines. Katy did a great job making us feel comfortable and motivated.
My husband signed us up for this course as a Christmas present for me this year. We have both been toying with the idea of writing a book and wanted to take it more seriously. Ou…
Lisa
January 2021
Katy provided excellent tools to help me on my writing journey! She quickly adapted her approach to fit my level of skill and progress. I learned things I never expected and will come back for more guidance in the future!
Christine
January 2021
Katy does a great job helping you imagine specific ideas for your story. I came with a few vague ideas and left with a general outline for my whole story after a couple of hours of working with Katy. I recommend this class :)
Joanne
January 2021
Such a great class. Katy shared a framework for drawing out an idea for a story, asked thought provoking questions to get you to think deeper, and provided some examples to illustrate her points. Left class feeling reenergized to get start and committed to writing. Highly recommend her class if you have an idea for a book. Thanks, Katy!
Such a great class. Katy shared a framework for drawing out an idea for a story, asked thought provoking questions to get you to think deeper, and provided some examples to illustr…

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    10:00 PM - 11:00 PM (EST)
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    $32 per person
  • Sun, Mar 7
    9:30 PM - 10:30 PM (EST)
    $32 per person
  • Mon, Mar 8
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EST)
    $32 per person
  • Tue, Mar 9
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EST)
    $32 per person
  • Wed, Mar 10
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EST)
    $32 per person
  • Thu, Mar 11
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EST)
    $32 per person
  • Mon, Mar 15
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
    $32 per person
  • Tue, Mar 16
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
    $32 per person

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email.