October 1-15, 2024

Plot Your Series in Two Weeks!

WITH Emily EK Murdoch
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A regency era woman writing at a desk

Class Description

Part of her success as an author is that Emily thinks in series. Whether you have never written a series before in your life, or have only written series in your career, if you want to: 

  • Learn how to think in series to craft beloved, memorable characters
  • Have a clearer idea of what plotting a series looks like
  • Tighten up subplots and side characters to enhance, not distract from your plot
  • Think creatively about how to maintain interest in a series over multiple books
  • Set yourself up for commercial success with your series

…this is the course for you. 

Dive into this packed two week course that will include templates, homeworks, and challenges for you to consider in your writing practice as you learn how to plot out a series in just fourteen days. This course is designed to be as accessible and intersectional as possible. 

Lesson 1: What is a series: basics for beginners
Lesson 2: Creating your structure: length, primary plot, and subplots
Lesson 3: Creating your characters: series-specific training
Lesson 4: Creating your world: setting, time, place, and ‘world’
Lesson 5: Creating success: marketing, promotion, and strategy
BONUS: live Q&A with Emily (questions can be submitted in advance, and the recording will be made available for those unable to attend live).
BONUS: students will gain a 25% coupon at the end of the course for those who want to take Emily’s full, ‘You Can Write More Words’, video based course.

Emily E K Murdoch

About the Instructor

 A full-time career novelist, Emily is a USA Today® Bestselling Author with almost 100 books published. She has spoken at the Historical Novel Society Conference 2021 and the Writing Gals Conference October 2022. A triple RONE Award runner up, she has worked for a number of historical organizations, including the National Trust here in England, and has a passion for history and storytelling. In her past life she was the Chief Brand Officer of a healthtech company, but found writing success early and ‘retired’ at thirty. When not writing, Emily is a member of the London Authors’ Club, obsessing over people who haven’t had their story told, and attempting not to buy another sword.  Visit the instructor’s website at www.emilyekmurdoch.com and https://love-writing-start-authoring.teachable.com/p/you-can-write-more-words

Class Delivery

Class Format


Written Lectures: 5 lectures, available as a downloadable PDF
Pictures: screenshots of my writing process
Writing Exercises: 2+ with every written lecture
Video Lectures: there will be a Q&A session at the end of the course
Other Videos: other people’s videos may be recommended, but will not be required ‘reading’

Class Fees

$20 for RFW members
$35 for non-members

Coming Soon

Scholarships are available for members

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