Crafting Your Great Idea

You have a great idea for an article, a book, or a novel. Now what? A one-hour audio presentation.

Either you have a great new idea, or you have an old idea you'd like to write in a great new way. So now what? In this one hour audio presentation, Doc Hensely, author and writing professor, offers both fiction and non-fiction writers four steps to help you get started crafting your idea in a way that will hook your audience, then leave them satisfied.

The lecture was originally given at an American Christian Writers conference. If you want more information on their conferences and services visit www.acwriters.com.

Your Teacher

Dennis "Doc" Hensley
Dennis "Doc" Hensley

has published 60 books – including seven novels and nine textbooks – as well as more than 150 short stories and 3,500 newspaper and magazine articles. He’s also a recognized authority on the life and works of twentieth-century author Jack London. No wonder Dr. Hensley is called a master of professional writing.

Dr. Hensley is also director of the professional writing major in the Department of Communication at Taylor University in Upland, Indiana. The academic training that backs up his extensive professional experience includes: AA, Delta College, 1968; BA, Saginaw Valley State University, 1969; MA, Central Michigan University, 1974; and PhD, Ball State University, 1982 in literature and linguistics.

Class Curriculum

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