Write a Fantasy Adventure: Discover Mythology and Create Your Epic Tale | Morgan Lindsay Nelson | Skillshare

Write a Fantasy Adventure: Discover Mythology and Create Your Epic Tale

Morgan Lindsay Nelson, Graphic Novelist

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13 Lessons (45m)
    • 1. Lesson 1: Mythology in Today's Pop Culture

      2:56
    • 2. Lesson 2: Profiling Fantasy Characters

      5:23
    • 3. Lesson 3: Story Basics

      3:19
    • 4. Lesson 4: The Root of Obsession (or: What's at Stake?)

      3:13
    • 5. Lesson 5: Maximizing Intuition

      1:50
    • 6. Lesson 6: Pin Your Way to Creativity

      2:37
    • 7. Lesson 7: How It All Begins

      3:00
    • 8. Lesson 8: Get It Written, Stress-Free

      1:36
    • 9. Lesson 9: Done Is Better Than Perfect

      0:55
    • 10. Bonus Lesson: Battling Crystal Ball Clarity

      2:34
    • 11. Project: Step 1

      6:52
    • 12. Project: Step 2

      7:23
    • 13. Project: Step 3 and Conclusion

      3:02

About This Class

In this writing class, you'll:

  • Use ancient mythology & hieroglyphics to inspire and expand your imagination.
  • Spark the idea for your own original fantasy world. 
  • Learn to write characters that readers will fall in love with and admire.  
  • Gain new perspective on your favorite fantasy books (like Harry Potter and The Hunger Games)
  • And write the first 10 pages of your epic fantasy tale (all with confidence and ease!) 

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Hi, I'm Morgan Lindsay Nelson and I'm thrilled to be teaching this class here at Skillshare!

Here's a bit about myself so you know me better:

  • I am a writer and visual artist. 
  • Writing has been a constant love of mine throughout my life. 
  • I've written screenplays for the past ten years, lifestyle articles for digital startups and pen short stories.
  • I am a total nerd for all things creative.
  • I work with aspiring writers to guide them through the (sometimes-overwhelming) world of writing and energize their creativity so it all feels fresh and fun.