The Future of Novel Writing! Stay ahead of the curve. Join Kathleen Baldwin for a frank discussion about the changing literary marketplace.
★Streaming video is radically changing storytelling. Even old people are turning to video streaming. How will it impact what they want to read? How does it change what you should be writing and why?
★Let’s talk about the extraordinary influence of Asian plotting and the way it is changing Western storytelling and your readers’ expectation. Bring in titles of some of your favorite streaming video series.
★How do you think videos and anime have changed/and are changing younger readers? What kind of stories will be popular with the next generation?
★ What is Transmedia? How can writers take advantage of this exciting development in the market and increase their visibility to readers?
Kathleen Baldwin has been in the writing business for decades. More than 600,000 copies of her books are in the hands of readers around the globe. A Japanese publisher even made one of her books into a manga.
Her alternate history for teens, A SCHOOL FOR UNUSUAL GIRLS, was a Junior Library Guild selection. The New York Times called it “enticing from the first sentence.” Kansas State NEA gave it a starred review in their “Best of the Best” for High Schools. It was awarded the Spirit of Texas for middle school reading programs. Scholastic licensed her books for school book fairs, and REFUGE FOR MASTERMINDS won a 2018 Booksellers’ Best award. Ian Bryce, producer of Spiderman, Transformers, Saving Private Ryan, and other blockbuster films, optioned the series for film. The series is currently in a third film option.
Thank you so much Kat!
You have inspired me, given me the confidence not to second guess my writer self. To study story craft, to write stories that I want to write, fearlessly make the mistakes I have to make, learn, improve, carry my stories with me as I journey into the infinitely bright future of storytelling!
TAKE.THIS.CLASS. You will not regret it-- published yet or not. Kathleen is enthusiastic and insightful and shares a wealth of knowledge about Storytelling -as Marketing and Branding and more.
A. DON'T. MISS. CLASS. Kathleen has her finger on the pulse of the future of your business and she's willing to share all the secrets. Kathleen's easy and fun teaching style is only outdone by her outstanding knowledge.
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