Writing for Online Engagement: Fiction in a Digital World

Rebecca Sky, Author

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11 Videos (1h 8m)
    • Introduction

      1:33
    • Project

      2:03
    • Online Writing Today

      12:08
    • Writing and Plotting

      7:34
    • Bringing the Craft Online

      4:55
    • Audience

      7:59
    • Merchandising: Personal

      5:53
    • Merchandising: Covers & Blurbs

      10:26
    • Marketing

      7:43
    • Creative Strategies

      6:55
    • Next Steps

      1:12

About This Class

Join writer and Wattpad Star Rebecca Sky for a new Skillshare class on writing fiction today! You'll peel back the curtain on online writing and learn frameworks, techniques, and strategies for establishing, engaging, and growing a community around your work.

Key lessons cover today's writing landscape, tips for serialized fiction, merchandising individual stories, and marketing your work to build your personal brand — all to help you find success.

Perfect for creative writers, fanfic enthusiasts, bloggers, and beginners curious about self-publishing today, this welcoming class will empower writers of every level to confidently write fiction online.

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This class is presented in collaboration with Wattpad, the world's largest community for readers and writers.

253 of 256 students recommendSee All

Have already read/heard a lot on the subject, but this still had new pointers. Thumbs up!
I'm loving this Class!! Rebecca's advice has come in really handy while I work on my own story on Wattpad, Dwarf Rising! I did some plotting before I started but after watching "Writing and Plotting" i realized that I am a Plotter and need to go back and further flesh out my plot and characters, as well as the world!
Rebecca does a great job of communicating her passion as well as useful information. I enjoy her personality so much, I will take a look at some of her books. This is a great class!

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Rebecca Sky is an author from the icy tundras of Canada. She dreams of living in New York with her rock star hubby and their two four-legged children.

When not writing, you can find her reading, traveling, shopping for books, going to shows, and shopping for books! At heart she's a lipstick bohemian, lover of exclamation, and proud supporter of the Oxford comma.

Rebecca was recently featured in The New York Times and The Boston Globe, (check out the articles here). She is represented by Mollie Glick of Foundry Literary and Media. She wrote her very first story on Wattpad, is part of the weekly Twitter chat #Wattpad4, and won a 2014 Watty award for The Cheaters Club.