Application and Registration - Commercial Novel Writing Program
Applications to this program are taken by email only. As an applicant, you must mail Author Salon, NOVELWRITINGPROGRAM (at) AUTHORSALON.COM, with the subject line, ART OF COMMERCIAL NOVEL WRITING. You must address the following in the body of the email with the following headers (if you cannot answer, write "Not Applicable"). All information will be kept confidential and not shared with any third parties for any reason:
Full Name, Email, Contact Phone, City and State of Residence.
A bio focusing on your writing life and goals (50 - 200 words). A career author or self publish?
The genre (on the shelf in the store under?) and current working title(s) of your novel.
A synopsis or description of your work-in-progress, or novel premise (50 - 300 words).
A sample of your prose from any source (not more than 500 words, and please no non-fiction).
A statement regarding your expectations for the program (50 words max).
Your experience with query letters, prior ms submissions, and interactions with agents (50 words max).
Your experiences at past writer conferences or in online courses (100 words max).
A brief overview of your recent favorite novels or authors (50 words max).
If you are accepted into the program, you will receive an acceptance letter. Upon receiving the letter, you may register below for the program. Expect up to five working days for a response to your email application.
REGISTRATION FOR THE "ART OF COMMERCIAL NOVEL WRITING" PROGRAM
Two major parts or courses available, of eight modules each. For more information on the course content, works studied and goals, please reference the program page. Each part is $239.00 (or $399.00 for both parts, all sixteen modules), and each module should take four to six hours per week for a total of eight to twelve weeks, each writer's individual progress depending on each writer's skill set and project status.
Please note that you may request and receive a full refund, but only upon completion of all 16 course modules. A refund request must come in writing and be addressed to Author Salon admins using the main Author Salon contact page.
Upon successful completion of registration you will receive an instructional mail.