Novelist, Alton Gansky, teaches the elements of fiction including high stakes, larger than life characters, the dramatic question, and more.
DISCLAIMER: While the presenter occasionally refers to information in a previous session taught, the content of this course stands alone and offers the elements necessary to write strong fiction.
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.
Alton L. Gansky is the author of 24 novels, 4 novellas, 1 screenplay, and 11 nonfiction works, as well as principal writer of 9 novels and 2 nonfiction books. He has been a Christy Award finalist (A Ship Possessed) and an Angel Award winner (Terminal Justice) and recently received the Carol award for best suspense/thriller for his work on Fallen Angel. He holds a BA and MA in biblical studies and was granted a Litt.D. He lives in central California with his wife.
He has hosted Writer's Talk video podcast and is now cohost of Firsts in Fiction, a video podcast for up and coming writers
In addition to his own writing, Alton Gansky has consulted and provided editing/ writing services to several CBA publishers and written copy, video scripts, and other works for the general business market.
Through Gansky Communications he has consulted with publishers and agents, as well as provided editing services. He is “the go to guy” for co-writing having been selected by Penguin, Waterbrook, Broadman Holman, and other publishers to work with their top tier authors.
Gansky is in frequent demand at writers conferences having taught and keynoted in California, Arizona, New Mexico, North Carolina, Delaware, Washington, and Canada. He has also been guest lecturer on suspense writing at Taylor University in Indiana.