Announcing the Lost Boys Press Academy for Writers!

We’re offering FREE education by creators for creators in our new online academy.

With this platform, writers from all across the world can log in and take courses on writing, editing, marketing, and more!

We don’t charge for our classes and offer them to help bolster the community of writers we love!

If you do find value and/or want to say thanks, we do accept gratuity.

All tips go toward helping run Lost Boys Press to further our pursuit of delivering bold, daring, and diverse works of fiction!

Enroll for FREE!

Writing a Killer Novel w/Chad Ryan

Join Chad Ryan, author of Ghost River, as he walks through the creative process for developing and drafting a novel!

This course is self-paced. 

Here is the syllabus:

Please note:

  • This course is non-genre specific.
  • For beginning & intermediate writers.

Course Topics:

  • Writer’s Block (of Time)  – You Need a Schedule
  • Wordsmith Training – How to Measure Your Output
  • The One Sentence Outline – Story Pitching
  • The Dissection of a Novel & Story Beats
  • Pantsing vs. Outlining vs. Hybrid Story Planning
  • Drafting Principles – 1st, 2nd, 3rd