Write Your Novel
in Three Months!

Maybe you’ve heard of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), and you’ve thought to yourself: writing a whole novel in one month sounds intimidating.

Yes, one month is not a lot of time. Especially with everything else going on in your life: work commitments, family commitments, time to eat and sleep, etc.


But how about…three months? It can be done, and it can be done by you! The Resort is going to help you get your novel written by the end of 2022, with the support of structure and community.

 

 

 



Our Write Your Novel in Three Months workshop is a fun and welcoming, community-based workshop, where you will receive the tools you need to strategize and actually write your novel. The workshop includes craft classes to set you up for success, weekly accountability check-ins throughout your three-month writing sprint, and steady Q&As with your workshop instructors, to keep you on track to finish your novel in just 90 days.

Your classes begin September 8, 2022, and we will help you end the year with a finished, complete draft of your novel!

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We look forward to seeing you in this workshop if:
 

  • you have a novel you've been excited to write but haven't been able to make headway on it

  • you find strength in structure and community

  • the accountability of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month, which takes place every November) is appealing to you, but three months to write a novel sounds more reasonable to you than one month!


Emily Stone and David Samuel Levinson, a fun and engaging duo who have helped dozens and dozens of writers finish their books over the past two decades, will give you the tools of structure and strategy via live online classes in September, so that you can write your novel in three months with the confidence of a solid plan!

 

From October to December, you will write your novel alongside others, where you can engage in a dedicated online community space facilitated by Resort founder and writing coach Catherine LaSota. Your online community space includes:
 

  • regular accountability check ins to keep you on track with your novel progress

  • drop-in writing hours so you can write alongside other people who are dedicated to finishing their novel in three months

  • live Q&As with Emily Stone and David Levinson along the way, to ensure that you don’t feel lost or alone during any difficult parts of your novel-writing process





To write a book in 90 days, it is imperative to have plot and structure nailed down. The content of this 3+ month workshop will begin in September 2022, with Emily Stone providing a welcoming, guided space via a two-hour live workshop on Zoom, where she will help students walk away with an outline for their book. Two weeks later, we will meet again with David Levinson in a two-hour live class and q&a on Zoom, to go over the necessary parts to finishing a novel in three months, including: creating an obsession to write; setting unbreakable goals; planning for the next day's writing; and getting out of your own way.

 

Our 90-day novel-writing timer begins at the start of October.
Get your novel written by the end of 2022!

Key Dates for live classes:

  • Thursday, September 8, 2022, 6pm ET: novel structure class with Emily

  • Thursday, September 22, 2022, 6pm ET: novel-writing strategy class with David

  • October 1 - December 31, 2022: WRITE YOUR NOVEL IN THREE MONTHS!

  • Sunday, October 23, 2022, 1-2pm ET: Q&A with Emily and David

  • Sunday, November 13, 2022, 1-2pm ET: Q&A with Emily and David

  • Sunday, December 11, 2022, 1-2pm ET: Q&A with Emily and David

Can't make a live class or Q&A? No problem -- they will be recorded and the video posted inside the workshop community for your reference throughout the workshop and beyond.

Let's get our books written together, with community and support, and valuable tips and Q&A offered by committed writer-teachers David Samuel Levinson and Emily Stone.

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About your writing team: 

EMILY STONE is a writer, teacher and content alchemist with 25+years of experience working with authors of all ages to distill the power and impact of every story. She has taught fiction writing at Hunter College (where she got her MFA), and drama at Stern College. Her book Did Jew Know? is a cultural history of all things Jewish from Saul to Seinfeld. Currently, Emily teaches creative writing to kids and adults and runs a popular online Book Dive, a collision of pop culture and high criticism that explores classic gothic and genre novels.

Emily will give you the tools you need to build the house of your novel (i.e., its structure), putting you on the path to success.

DAVID SAMUEL LEVINSON is the author of the novels Tell Me How This Ends Well (Hogarth Books, Crown Publishing, 2017) – a 400+ page novel that he wrote in 90 days! – and Antonia Lively Breaks the Silence (Algonquin Books, 2013). He teaches classes for Writing Workshops Dallas, Gemini Ink, NYU, and in the Writing Program at UCLA Extension, and he’s a co-founder of The Big Texas Read, a literary arts organization and virtual book club serving Texas authors with a reach toward national exposure.

David will give you the tools you need to write consistently and daily, so that you can furnish the house of your novel with scenes and finish your project in 90 days.

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Ready to write your novel?

Your investment for Write Your Novel in Three Months is $485. Get started by registering, and gain immediate access to the course community inside the Resort's online network. Your classes start on September 8, 2022!

 

 

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Already a member of the Resort online community? Use this link to register.

Are you a member of the Resort's Cabana Club membership program? Reach out to Resort founder Catherine LaSota to sign up for a special Club discount rate of $395 for this course!

Questions? Feel free to email TheResortNYC@gmail.com.