Fantasy Writing: How to Craft a Best-Selling Fantasy Novel

Want to be a fantasy author? Learn from experts how to build an awesome adventure story and start your writing career!

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Jun 2021

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What you will learn

Creative writing, writing, fantasy writing, fantasy novel


Embark on your journey as an author! Are you a huge fan of fantasy and adventure fiction? Do you dream of publishing your own novel and sharing your ideas with fans all around the world? This course can help you take the first steps toward achieving it!

Over the course of 20 lessons developed by fiction editors, we guide you through the process of developing a novel-length story that will appeal to readers. We outline the major subgenres of action/adventure-based speculative fiction, followed by in-depth discussions of worldbuilding, hero design, and building the plot. Each unit provides both big-picture analysis and breakdowns of specific popular tropes. The course included specialized advice on how to succeed in the online market, especially the growing world of serialized “web-novels.”

If you are…

· An aspiring writer starting your first fantasy novel;

· An experienced writer branching into fantasy;

· A seasoned fantasy author seeking to learn how you can find success on new, trendy digital publishing platforms;

. . . Then this course is for you!

This course covers:

· A general introduction to fantasy fiction;

· The major subgenres of fantasy and their unique features;

· Worldbuilding principles and tips;

· Tips for your hero and how they can connect with audiences;

· Plot development and building a novel-length story!

Who are we?

eGlobal Creative Publishing Inc. is an e-publishing company based in New York State. We operate a growing original English-language publishing program which partners with online platforms to bring authors’ works to international audiences. Our mission is to promote global literature and to create opportunities for authors to explore new online fiction media.


Fantasy Writing: How to Craft a Best-Selling Fantasy Novel
Fantasy Writing: How to Craft a Best-Selling Fantasy Novel
Fantasy Writing: How to Craft a Best-Selling Fantasy Novel
Fantasy Writing: How to Craft a Best-Selling Fantasy Novel


Introduction to Fantasy Fiction

What is Fantasy Fiction?

Why is Fantasy Fiction Popular?

Fantasy Fiction in the Online Market

Genres of Fantasy

"Eastern Fantasy": Wuxia and Xianxia

"Western Fantasy": Swords and Sorcery

Urban Fantasy

Sci-Fi Adventure

LitRPG and Video Game Lit


Creating Your World

Research in Worldbuilding

Creating Magic Systems

The Hero

Relatable Heroes

The Special Ability

The Main Conflict

Level Systems and Character Growth

Crafting Your Story

Side Characters

Love Interests

Keeping the Plot Going—What to Do When You're Stuck!

Writing Good Fight Scenes

Concluding Thoughts


Mandy9 June 2021

Useful Information and interesting concepts. I learn a lot from this course! Visually-pleasing and clear presentation slide designs. It will be even better for me if the assignments will be more focused on crafting my own fantasy novel. Thank you for making this course!

Amy12 April 2021

Great course! I learned so much about writing fantasy novels for serialized online fiction. Well done!

E29 March 2021

This is a wonderful course if you want to write Fantasy Fiction. I learned so much about the genre, especially in the world of serial online fiction. I would recommend this course to anyone who wants to write fantasy, but doesn't know where to start!

Rebecca25 March 2021

I love all the detailed analysis of how these books "work." The course is comprehensive in terms of walking you through the novel-writing process, but every unit is specialized for fantasy novels and the story elements unique to the genre. As the course says, it is really for people who don't just want to write their novel for their own fulfillment (which is fine, if that's you!), but, rather, want to understand the market and get readers!

姚舜予25 March 2021

Great fantasy writing courses! Taught me how to make stories come to life and attract readers. That's cool!


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