Meet Your Instructor

Julianne Donaldson is the award-winning and bestselling author of several books, including Edenbrooke and Blackmoore. Her novels have been translated into 15 different languages and have garnered fans all over the world.

Julianne Donaldson


Are You Ready to Invest in Yourself?

Do you have a story you dream of writing? Julianne will help you tap into your creative genius so you can structure stories that win readers' hearts and launch a successful career as a published author.

The Class Schedule

  • 01

    The Foundation

    • Printable Guide for Week One

    • The Foundation: Choosing your genre, your story structure, and main characters. Thursday, February 25, at 7:00pm MST

    • Video Recording from Thursday Night

    • Week One PJ Q&A

    • Video Recording from Saturday

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  • 02

    The Story Question

    • Printable Guide for Week Two

    • The Story Question: Discover your character's desire and who and what will get in their way. Thursday, March 4, at 7:00pm MST

    • Video Recording from Thursday Night

    • Week Two PJ Q&A, Saturday, March 6, at 10:00 MST

    • Video Recording from Saturday, March 6

  • 03

    World Building

    • Printable Guide for Week Three

    • World Building: How to create a world your readers will want to spend their time in. Thursday, March 11, at 7:00pm MST

    • Video Recording from Thursday Night

    • Week Three PJ Q&A, Saturday, March 13, at 9:00am MST

    • Video Recording from Saturday, March 13th

  • 04


    • Printable Guide for Week Four

    • Voice: An exploration of narrative voice, point of view, and meaningful and engaging dialog. Thursday, March 18, at 7:00pm MST

    • Video Recording from Thursday Night

    • Week Four PJ Q&A, Saturday, March 20, 10:00am MST

    • Video Recording from Saturday, March 20

  • 05

    The Finish Line

    • Printable Guide for Week Five

    • The Finish Line: How to use your story question to accelerate through the middle and on to the climax. Thursday, March 25, at 7:00pm MST

    • Video Recording from Thursday Night

    • Week Five PJ Q&A, Saturday, March 27, 10:00am, MST

    • Video Recording for Saturday, March 27th, Part 1

    • Video Recording for Saturday, March 27th, Part 2

  • 06

    Put it Out There

    • Printable Guide for Week Six

    • Put it Out There: How to edit, rewrite, and polish your story so it can be ready for readers. Thursday, April 1, at 7:00pm MST

    • Recording from Thursday Night

    • Week Six PJ Q&A, Saturday, April 3, 10:00am MST

    • Video Recording for Saturday, April 3

Here's What People are Saying

“[Julianne] brought her heart and knowledge of the writing craft to task. Her thoughtful questions and attention to detail helped me organize my story, then develop my characters more authentically. I leave our exchanges buoyed by her contagious enthusiasm and excitement to create.”



“Julianne is amazing!...She’s also incredibly kind and encouraging! I couldn’t recommend her enough!”



“The richness and depth of [Julianne's] books made them a pure delight. They tap deep into the ocean of feelings we experience, particularly when it comes to love. [Her] enormous labors in creating these books is evident, and I am appreciative of [her] efforts to write books that are worthwhile to read over and over again.”



What You'll Love About the Course

  • Face-to-Face Instruction

    All classes are LIVE on Zoom. You'll be able to ask questions, make comments, and more. But don't worry if you can't make it to a class. You will have access to all recordings.

  • Money Back Guarantee

    Enjoy the class for a full 14 days. If you realize the class is not for you, simply contact us for a full refund.

  • Printable Worksheets

    Each week will have its own set of downloadable worksheets so you can print them off and follow along with ease.

Saturday Workshopping Sessions

By popular request, we have added

  • PJ Q&A

    On Saturday mornings, join us for these one-hour pajama-casual, no make-up Q&A and Workshopping Sessions. This will give students time to think over what they learn on Thursday evening, put it into practice, and then come with questions for Julianne.


We offer two payment options to work with your budget.

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