The International
Women's Writing Guild

Write a Novel in 30 Days – All Genres

  • Saturday, January 09, 2021
  • Saturday, January 30, 2021
  • 4 sessions
  • Saturday, January 09, 2021, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (EST)
  • Saturday, January 16, 2021, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (EST)
  • Saturday, January 23, 2021, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (EST)
  • Saturday, January 30, 2021, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (EST)
  • Digital Village


  • If you are not a member of IWWG, register here.
  • If you were granted a scholarship to this session, use the code you received to register for this session.
  • Register here if you are a student member of IWWG

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Write a Novel in 30 Days – All Genres

For all writers from beginners to advanced, for all genres. Writing a novel can be a daunting task, and no easy matter. But it doesn’t have to take you years or unending drafts to get a novel finished. Learn what it takes to finish a novel in thirty days. Bring your book idea and be ready to write. In this in-depth novel-writing series you will learn:

  • Identify the key elements of what it takes to finish a book
  • Learn to plot out your narrative arc and build scenes
  • Write your opening chapter and build on that to make sure you are creating page-turning prose
  • Develop your characters and the main actions

We will also discuss your writing journey and impediments to getting your work done.

End the month with a full draft manuscript of your novel!

Abby VanDiver

WALL STREET JOURNAL, USA TODAY and internationally bestselling author, Abby L. Vandiver, who also writes as Abby Collette, has always enjoyed writing. Combining that with her love of mystery she has published using a Hybrid approach, self-published and been traditionally published. Abby has penned more than twenty books and short stories. Her new cozy mystery from  Penguin Berkley, A DEADLY INSIDE SCOOP, is the first in the new Ice Cream Parlor Mystery series. Abby resides in South Euclid, Ohio and enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and facilitating self-publishing and writing classes online with Cleveland Literary and at her local library.