Course curriculum

  • 1

    Instructions for this course

    • How to Write a Scene (A Mini-Course)

  • 2

    Welcome to the course!

    • A message from your instructor

    • How to use this course

    • Before we begin...

  • 3

    Let's get started!

    • The Real Purpose of a Scene: Ask Questions (Instead of Giving Answers)

    • Grab and Hold Attention by Shattering Expectations

    • Outlining the Beginning and the End of a Scene

    • The Four Part Story Structure

    • Begin a Scene with a Mystery, a Promise, and a Goal

    • The First Obstacle

    • The Second Obstacle

    • The Solution in the End

    • Write Twice: Focus on Visuals and Dialogue

    • Test your learning

  • 4

    Next Steps...

    • Congrats! Here's what's next...

    • More resources for you

    • Before you go...