Lesson time 2:03 min
Now that Bob has covered his tips and tricks, he challenges you to start writing and have fun!
Well, I think I've shared all my secrets with you. It's over 40 years of writing for kids, and I think I've pretty much told you everything I know. I think you've gotten it all. And I what I tried to do for you is to break it down into little pieces, break it down into short lessons, short tricks, just short ideas, so that you would be able to get one after the other, and then put them all together. And I hope that's what I've achieved. I hope you've enjoyed this Masterclass, and I hope you've learned a lot from it. And I hope you feel that you're ready to write. I hope you remember a lot about what we said, about knowing your audience, and choosing your audience, and getting started, what we said about outlining, and mainly, what we talked about for getting ideas, finding ideas wherever we can, and the other big issue of avoiding writer's block. I hope you remember all that. And I hope that was really useful to you. And I do hope that you're encouraged, now that you've finished the course, to sit down and write, and try something, try some of the things we did. I've put exercises in your workbook. I put in all kinds of clues. I've given you 20 story ideas to try out. Try them. I hope you will sit down, write a story, write-- start a novel, see how you do. And mainly, just have fun with it. Enjoy it. Have a good time writing. [MAGICAL MUSIC]
Award-winning novelist R.L. Stine wrote jokes and funny stories for 20 years before he switched gears and became a horror-writing legend. Since then, the author of the Goosebumps and Fear Street series has sold more than 400 million copies. In his first-ever online writing class, Bob takes the fear out of crafting fiction. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, you’ll learn new ways to conquer writer’s block, develop plots, and build nail-biting suspense that will thrill young readers.
Great details, insight, and various ideas that help with the process of writing. I felt this class was great for writers overall not just children's books.
I have recently signed my first publishing contact! I feel these classes have advanced my writing process to the next level and I am ready to tackle a new genre! Thank you R.L Stine! Your knowledge and experience shared here is priceless! R.D Brooks
A wonderful class that dismissed my fears of writers block and has given me the confidence to refine my writing routine. Many thanks Bob.
This was such an amazing class. R.L Stine has been such an inspiration and it's great to learn from a master of writing horror for kids. I grew up with his books when they first started and to now learn from his craft allows me to write on my own. Thank you for such a great class.