Faith Van Horne

Online Classes

Perfect Pacing for Fiction Writers: Nailing Act One

Do you wonder how your favorite novelists create openings that grab you, pull you in, and make you need to read to the next page? In this course, you'll learn how to pace your first chapters with flowing, dynamic prose. Whether you're looking to self-publish or are searching for an agent, editor, or publisher, you'll discover the techniques to build a strong story opening.


Perfect Pacing Part Two: Nailing Acts Two and Three

Coming Soon!



In-person workshops


November 14th, 2015

Self-Editing for Publication

Upper Arlington Public Library

2800 Tremont Road, Upper Arlington, Ohio


I'll talk about common manuscript problems that keep editors from saying yes to your manuscript, and readers from turning pages then work on how to fix them. For authors seeking traditional publication as well as self-pubbers.