ITW’s Online Thriller School Is Returning Soon

10 Nov

ITW’s Third Annual Online Thriller School is back March 14th through April 29th, 2016.

Seven Weeks! Seven Bestselling Authors!

Join Lee Child, Peter James, F. Paul Wilson, Hank Phillippi Ryan, David Corbett, Meg Gardiner, and James Scott Bell for 7 weeks of intensive instruction.


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Last year’s Thriller School was a great success and students came away with many new skills for their writing tool box. And this year will be just as useful to writers of all skill levels.

This year’s seven-week program begins March 14th, 2016, and as before the craft of thriller writing will be front and center. Each instructor will teach an aspect of craft though a podcast, written materials that include further reading and study suggestions, and an entire week of on-line Q&A with the registered students. The goal is simple: To make each student a better writer.

Every writer knows that learning to write well is a life-long pursuit and writers must never cease improving their craft. There are many wonderful books, classes, and online sources that will help you improve your storytelling craft, but where can you learn directly from the best? From New York Times bestselling and award-winning authors?

Right here. At ITW’s next Online Thriller School.

We have assembled a cadre of excellent teachers and topics so please join us and let us help you take your writing and storytelling to the next level.

Attendance is limited, so register today. Visit ITW’s Online Thriller School for more information.

Here is the 2016 Schedule:

3/14: Storytelling: The Art and Craft Of Story—David Corbett

3/21: Plot: What’s Happening Here?—Meg Gardiner

3/28: Character: The People Who Drive The Story—F. Paul Wilson

4/4: Point Of View: Who’s Eyes Are You Looking Through?—Hank P. Ryan

4/11: Dialog: It’s Not Like Real Conversation—James Scott Bell

4/18: Setting, Mood, Atmosphere: Bringing the Right “Feel” to Your Story?—-Peter James

4/25: Voice: What Does A Good Story “Sound” Like?—-Lee Child

Join us. It’ll be fun and rewarding.

DP Lyle
ITW VP for Education
CraftFest, Master CraftFest, and Thriller School Director


Posted by on November 10, 2015 in Writing


2 responses to “ITW’s Online Thriller School Is Returning Soon

  1. Sue Coletta

    November 10, 2015 at 3:06 pm

    Wow. Sounds fantastic.



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