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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

Dr. Julia Gousseva started teaching college-level writing courses in 1993, as a graduate student at the University of Arizona. Since earning her PhD in 2001, she has been a full-time writing instructor at a community college in Arizona. Her favorite classes are short story writing and creative nonfiction.

Creative writing is Julia’s passion, and you can often find her at work on a new project. Julia is the author of Adventures of Alex and Katie children’s books, Any...

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