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  1. Brenda Chin

    Moderator Note Class PDF

    Thanks for having me. :)
  2. Brenda Chin

    Lecture Build-A-Book - Week 6

    Build-A-Book Week 6 Well, you’ve made it. By now, you should have most of the pieces to put together an incredible book. Of course, it’s not finished yet, but you should have a decent framework in place. So, what do you do now? First, put it aside for a few weeks, if you can. That doesn’t...
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    Lecture Build-A-Book, Week 5

    Build A Book – Week 5 Act Three And finally, we’re here—the final act. Congratulations! You made it. Blake Snyder, author of Save the Cat, only uses two beats in the final act—the Finale (which makes up 9 scenes) and the Final Image (1 scene). Finale (85-110) This is where everything is...
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    Editing MASTER CLASS: Self-Editing with Brenda Chin

    Award-winning editor Brenda Chin has worked in the romance industry for more than 32 years. Throughout her many years with Harlequin, she had the opportunity to work with some of the best writers in the business, often buying their first book. Brenda is offering her expertise to help authors go...
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    Pacing-Tension MASTER CLASS: Creating Conflict that Works with Brenda Chin

    Award-winning editor Brenda Chin has worked in the romance industry for more than 32 years. Throughout her many years with Harlequin, she had the opportunity to work with some of the best writers in the business, often buying their first book. Brenda is offering her expertise to help authors go...
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    Craft MASTER CLASS: Layering with Brenda Chin

    Award-winning editor Brenda Chin has worked in the romance industry for more than 32 years. Throughout her many years with Harlequin, she had the opportunity to work with some of the best writers in the business, often buying their first book. Brenda is offering her expertise to help authors go...
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    Character MASTER CLASS: Understanding Point of View with Brenda Chin

    Award-winning editor Brenda Chin has worked in the romance industry for more than 32 years. Throughout her many years with Harlequin, she had the opportunity to work with some of the best writers in the business, often buying their first book. Brenda is offering her expertise to help authors go...
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    Character MASTER CLASS: Creating Complex Characters with Brenda Chin

    Award-winning editor Brenda Chin has worked in the romance industry for more than 32 years. Throughout her many years with Harlequin, she had the opportunity to work with some of the best writers in the business, often buying their first book. Brenda is offering her expertise to help authors go...
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    Craft MASTER CLASS: Showing & Telling with Brenda Chin

    Award-winning editor Brenda Chin has worked in the romance industry for more than 32 years. Throughout her many years with Harlequin, she had the opportunity to work with some of the best writers in the business, often buying their first book. Brenda is offering her expertise to help authors go...
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    Series Brenda Chin's Master Class Series

    Award-winning editor Brenda Chin has worked in the romance industry for more than 32 years. Throughout her many years with Harlequin, she had the opportunity to work with some of the best writers in the business, often buying their first book. Brenda is offering her expertise to help authors go...
  11. Brenda Chin

    Lecture Build-A-Book, Week 4

    Build-A-Book, Week 4 Act 2 B Welcome back. How have you all been managing? Enjoying the Fun and Games part of your story? Did you come up with a Midpoint that serves as a turning point in your plot? Are you ready to start messing up the idyllic life you’ve given your characters? If so...
  12. Brenda Chin

    Lecture Build-A-Book, Lesson 3

    It's been very quiet. Is everyone doing okay? Any questions so far?
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    Lecture Build-A-Book, Lesson 3

    Build a Book – Week Three Act Two-A Welcome back! Okay, so we’ve all got our Act One nailed down, right? We’ve created our protagonist, or protagonists, and shown the reader where they are, and who they are, when the story starts. We’ve given them a catalyst that will throw them in a new...
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    Lecture Build-A-Book with Brenda, Week 2

    Build a Book – Week 2 Thanks to everyone who sent in their hook/logline. I’m sure it wasn’t easy, but knowing what kind of story you’re writing—and more importantly, knowing why people will want to read it—is huge. So, you’ve got an idea of what your story will be about. Now, we need to nail...
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    Going on RIGHT NOW For those taking Brenda's Build-A-Book course

    I just wanted to let everyone know what we'll be covering... Week 1—Learning about the markets, doing the research for targeting publishers, or tips for self-publishing. Week 2 – Revised Beat Sheet – Act One. Introduce storyboarding Week 3 – Act 2-A Week 4 – Act 2 B Week 5 – Act 3 Week 6 –...
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    Lecture Build-A-Book Lesson 1

    Build-A-Book Lesson 1 Welcome, everyone, to my latest online class. As my bio says, I’ve been in the business a long time, and working with new authors, and seeing them succeed, is one of the best things about my job. And hopefully, all of you will be next. So, let’s get started. You’ve...
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    Craft Build A Book with Brenda Chin

    A six-week course outlining step-by-step instructions on crafting a work of fiction. Students of this course will receive feedback after Week 1, and after Week 6, as well as receiving a 20% discount on Brenda Chin’s freelance editing services, if they choose to take their work further...
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    Lecture Build-A-Book with Brenda - Week 6

    Thank you for joining me. :)
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    Lecture Build-A-Book with Brenda - Week 6

    I'm glad you both enjoyed the classes. I'd be happy to help you out down the road.
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    Lecture Build-A-Book with Brenda - Week 6

    Hi Julie, If you can get your synopsis together, I'd be happy to take a look at it for you. Just send it to [email protected] and I'll get back to you. I'm glad you enjoyed the class, and I hope things settle down for you soon. I totally understand what it's like when everything goes...