Ready to take your
writing to the next level?

The PageTurner
Video Course will get you there.

Your Mentor: Getting Acquainted

“Outstanding course content makes you want to start writing your page-turner. Highly motivating and brilliantly presented.”

– Irving Schlosberg

“Chock-full of profound insights into the craft of writing fiction. It is the most professional and helpful course on writing anyone could ask for. Highly recommended!”

– Frances Reed

“This course is invaluable. A must-have course for anyone who truly wants to move forward.”

– Fernando Souza Soares

“This in-depth, detailed course is packed with helpful tips on how to improve one’s writing and create a riveting story.”

– Joanne Carol Culley

“Wonderful insights. Engaging and inspiring. This is an excellent course!”

– Myra Watts

“To fulfill my dream of being published, this course gave me a deep inside view of how to better my writing.”

– Michele Wicks

“Awesome. I learned so much. Stimulated and challenged my mind in new directions. Incredibly helpful to me as a fairly new author.”

– Ralph J Turner

“This course is your golden ticket. Barbara Kyle covers every step of crafting a page-turning novel from start to finish in a clear and concise narrative.”

– Tanja Kobasic

The 23 videos in this online course are packed with instruction, insights, and inspiration. You’ll learn essential skills for creating a compelling story and getting it published. 

With your enrollment you get unlimited, lifetime access to the 23 video lectures, so you can progress through them at your own pace and review them as often as you like.

The 23 videos
cover the following topics:

  • Your Writing Mentor: Getting Acquainted
  • Tips From a First Draft Survivor
  • Anatomy of a Page-Turner
  • Words: The Pulse on the Page
  • Storylining: Building Your Book from Outline to Final Draft (2 videos)
  • Characters: Inventing Lives
  • Deep Character: Creating the Compelling Protagonist (3 videos)
  • Making an Entrance: Spotlighting Your Protagonist’s First Appearance
  • Essentials of Story Structure: Hook, Inciting Incident, Conflict, Reversals, Climax
  • The Art of Crafting Dialogue: Subtext, Functions, Common Errors
  • Scene Stealers: Secrets to Creating Powerful Scenes
  • POV: Whose Story Is It?
  • Setting: Your Characters’ World
  • Getting Published: How to Write a Successful Query
  • What Makes a Book Marketable?

 

BONUS! You also get these great downloadable resources:

  • My unique “Practice Like a Pro” writing exercises, each one focusing on an essential element of writing craft
  • My “Top Ten” list of the best books about writing 
  • A handy “how-to” of correct manuscript format for submitting your book to agents and publishers

You’ll finish the “Your Path to Writing a PageTurner” Course prepared to write a book that will excite agents and publishers and leave readers saying, “I couldn’t put it down!”
A page-turner.


This course is a Udemy “Bestseller”

Let’s do this!

Enroll today – and get started on the path to writing your page-turner!

Bruce Gardner

“I’m loving the Page-Turner course. The videos are beautifully organized and loaded with useful advice and expert tips. Can’t think of a better online forum for novel planning and writing.”

Jacqui Gajewski

The ‘Your Path to a Page-Turner’ course is magnificent! It is most definitely helping me grow as a writer. I love your tips. One of them really caused a shift in me.”

Susan Leeming

“I’m learning so much from the course. Once I started the exercises, it was like a dam burst. I got over my fear of starting and just wrote and wrote.”

Dennis Evanosky

“I learned so much from your videos that I am incorporating into my novel. People talk about having ‘Ah ha’ moments, I must say that I’ve had several ‘Oh my God’ moments while watching your videos.”

NEW! I’ve added this exciting new video course:

Your Writing Journey:
12 Steps to Write Your Hero’s Journey

The actions that a story’s main character takes form their “journey,” and the journey drives all compelling narratives. In this course I show you how to master the 12 steps of the universal “Hero’s Journey” to empower your unique story. 

“A wonderful summary of the Hero’s Journey with example scenes from movies, showing the concept of each step of the journey.”

– C Billing

“Barbara shares such in-depth, invaluable information in this writing course. My confidence has soared and I am full of inspiration.”

– L K Alban

“Definitely a writer’s treasure!”

– B Vigil

Craft a book that excites publishers and thrills readers.

  • Learn how classic story structure enriches any narrative, from literary fiction to genre fiction such as mysteries, romance, thrillers, and sci-fi, and even memoirs.
  • Create a main character whose goals and struggles all readers can relate to.
  • Structure clear, compelling turning points in your story.

Who benefits from this course?

  • If you’re at the beginning of your writing journey, you’ll find inspiration and a clear path forward.
  • If you’re an emerging writer, you’ll learn skills to help you move up from “writer” to “author.”
  • If you’re an experienced writer, you’ll acquire techniques to boost your writing to the level of the bestsellers.

The course’s 12 videos cover these 12 steps in the universal “Hero’s Journey”:

The Ordinary World
The Call to Action
Refusal of the Call
Meeting with the Mentor
Crossing the Threshold
Tests, Allies, Enemies
Approach to the Innermost Cave
The Ordeal
The Reward
The Road Back
The Final Choice
Return with the Elixir

It’s an enjoyable way to learn. In each video I show examples from popular movies based on bestselling novels to illustrate each step of the Hero’s Journey. That’s a pleasant way to learn!

It’s your journey, too. To really bring home the power of the universal Hero’s Journey, I show how each of the 12 steps mirrors every step you take on your own personal journey as a writer.

It’s practical. You’ll enjoy doing brief exercises, each one related to a specific step in the Hero’s Journey. The exercises (each takes about 15 minutes) will spark exciting ideas you can apply to the main character in your book.

It’s flexible. With your enrollment you get unlimited lifetime access to the video lectures, so you can progress through them at your own pace and review them as often as you like.

I’ve coached hundreds of writers, and many have become award-winning authors. Now it’s your turn to create a book that leaves readers saying, “I couldn’t put it down!”

Let’s do this!

Enrol today and get started on writing your hero’s journey.