[Authors Series] Write Your Novel in 2020: Strategies for Defeating Procrastination

Karyn Folan
Author, Screenwriter & Producer

Stop us if you've heard this one. "I've been working on my novel for so long, I feel like I'll never finish." If you're coming from writing scripts, plays, or short stories, tackling a novel seems like an impossible task - one that's easy to put off and procrastinate on once you've already started. Writing a novel is a process, and while it's not uncommon or even unexpected that a novel take more time than a screenplay, we still have to finish the novel before we can get it out there. 

But this year, 2020, is the year you finish that novel you've been working on! Roadmap welcomes Karyn Folan to give you all the strategies, tips, and tools to crush this goal! 

This 90 Minute Webinar Will Cover: 

  • Commercial fiction 
  • Characters and structure  
  • Setting up a schedule and sticking to it 
  • Marketing and publishing commercial fiction
  • Live Q&A
      About Your Host

      Harvard Law grad turned writer/producer, Karyn Folan is the author of 26 books of fiction and nonfiction, including several successful ghostwritten books for prominent musicians and television personalities, including the New York Times bestseller Priceless Inspirations for Love and Hip Hop- Atlanta star Toya Carter, ex-wife of Lil Wayne. Her own work has been published by major houses such as Harper Collins, Simon and Schuster and HCI. Her self-published post-apocalyptic series Ashes, Ashes topped the Amazon category throughout 2017 to rave reviews. Ashes, Ashes was recently optioned for development as a TV series. Her other screenplays and pilots have earned honors in several screenplay competitions including Slamdance, Page Awards, the Athena Features Lab and the Blacklist Features Lab.

      As a producer, she created the TV series Bluford High, based on the novel series of the same name of which she is an author. Bluford High is currently in development at Warner Bros. TV. She has recently optioned and is currently developing several comedy feature films. Encouraging and motivating writers is one of her favorite things to do and she consults with writers across all disciplines looking for help in completing and perfecting their work.

      For more about Karyn, please visit her website: karynfolan.com.

      What To Expect

      Immediately after registering, you will receive an Order Confirmation that serves as the receipt for your registration. In the Order Summary section of this email, there will be a link reading "CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS" that will take you to the page containing the Webinar recording. Under that link will be the Password you'll need to unlock the page and enjoy!

      Questions?

      If you have any questions or any trouble accessing the recording, email our Director of Education Alexandra Davies at alex@roadmapwriters.com!


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