July 22-24, 2021


Writing the High-Concept Novel: How to Create a Premise That Sells

High concept sells. And not just in Hollywood. In today’s uber-competitive marketplace, the more high-concept your story, the greater your odds of selling it. Agent and author Paula Munier shows you how to take your story idea from “same old same old” to “high-concept hit,” sharing the secrets behind today’s high-concept fiction—from all manner of genre fiction to book club fiction and literary fiction. You’ll learn how to generate your own big idea, refine it into a high-concept premise, and use special storytelling tools, tips, and tricks to make sure that you fulfill the promise of your high-concept idea as you write the story itself.