DSYS 202: Exploring the Soul of Your Story

"Finally, a writer's writer who, as luck would have it, is also an engineer. Who else could possibly examine and explain the mechanics of story creation and movement with such beauty and precision?"
M.K.—Chicago, Illinois


Strengthen your writing skills and get hands-on help to deepen your understanding of the concepts presented in Discovering the Soul of Your Story and how they apply to your work.

This unique online course takes the form of a mentored master class that helps you build on the concepts you learned in "DSYS 101: Discovering the Soul of Your Story." Each session consists of an email exchange and live, one-on-one consultation with the mentor, who guides you through the exploration and development of a current work-in-progress.

Go further with the story that you worked on in DSYS 101 or get hands-on help on something new. It's up to you!

Schedule? What Schedule?


This course is the epitome of self-paced learning—with no start date, end date, or set number of sessions. Purchase one session or up to three at a time (at a discount). And use them whenever!

Are you starting a writing project and want to probe its depths before you get going? Schedule a session. Have you reached a dead end and need help finding an escape? Ditto.

Do you find yourself erupting in a furious explosion of productivity and can't slow down right now? No problem. The sessions you buy don't expire. When the smoke of productivity clears and it's time to step back and look at the landscape, they'll be there.

And if you use them up, you can always buy more.

What You Need to Do First

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Because this course builds on the lessons presented in "DSYS 101: Discovering the Soul of Your Story," participation in that course is a prerequisite for participation in this one.

And, of course, the book at the heart of it all, Discovering the Soul of Your Story, is required reading for this course. But if you've taken DSYS 101, it's on your bookshelf already.

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