Margie Lawson

March, 2020: Building from the Ground Up: Character Development & Story Structure


SKU: course-260 Category: Tag:

Instructor: B. Dave Walters

Fee: $100

March 1 – 15

Video preview of the class:

This course will save you at least five years of struggling in your writing career. Whether you’re a fan thinking about taking up the pen for the first time, or a pro looking to take things to the next level, this course is for you.

In Building from the Ground Up: Character Development & Story Structure, B. Dave Walters will teach you:

  • Why now is the absolute best time in history to be a storyteller. 
  • How to know when you’re ready to become a writer.
  • How to know if you’re actually bad and no one is telling you.
  • How to get an emotional reaction out of the audience, which is the only thing that truly matters.
  • How to know which ideas are great, and which to skip.
  • How to decide if a novel, screenplay, TV or comic is the best for you.
  • Three, Four, Five, and even Seven Act Structure and which one to use.
  • What Harry Potter, Luke Skywalker, and Arthas Menethil have in common, and what it means to your story.
  • How to actually apply The Hero’s Journey, Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling, Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 Rules for Writing Fiction, the Blake Snyder Beat Sheet and several other tools to make your story MATTER.
  • And much, much more! 

It’s a noisy world out there, this course will teach you how to craft a story that people will slow down to listen to with characters they’ll give a damn about!


B. Dave Walters