How to Write a Quest Story | Julia Gousseva | Skillshare
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8 Videos (26m)
    • Introduction

      1:13
    • Three-Act Plot Structure

      1:46
    • True Quest vs MacGuffin

      4:03
    • Goals of a Quest Story

      1:25
    • Quest Plot: Act One

      4:26
    • Quest Plot: Act Two

      5:20
    • Quest Plot: Act Three

      7:30
    • Conclusion

      0:29

About This Class

Do you want to write a story that engages the readers and keeps them turning pages of your book late into the night? Do you have a story inside you but not sure how to express it on paper? 

Focus on Plot class series will help you understand the most successful plot patterns, analyze their structure, and apply these plots to your own stories. As a result, your fiction will be more compelling and engaging.

Write a Quest Story is the first class in the Focus on Plot series. More classes coming this summer!

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Julia Gousseva

College Teacher, Writer

I'm a writer, a reader, and a teacher. Creative writing is my passion, and you can often find me at work on a new project. I'm the author of Adventures of Alex and Katie children’s books, Anya’s Story historical fiction series, three mystery novels, and a book of short stories. My work has been published in Highlights for Children and The Sun Magazine.  A few years ago, I enjoyed a year-long assignment with the Tucson Citizen writing My Tucson column. My current proje...

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