Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • The Workshop Begins on July 1, 2019!

    • Workshop Details + Lesson Schedule

    • Welcome!

  • 2

    Week 1: Creating a Process and Outline

    • Lesson 1 | Creating a Writer Toolkit

    • Lesson 1 | Activity

    • On RPGs and Where to Publish | Travis Legge

    • Lesson 2 | Getting in the Mood: Moodboards & Playlists as Author Resources

    • Lesson 2 | Activity

    • Anatomy of a One-Shot

    • Sample One-Shot Template

    • Lesson 3 I The Best-Laid Plans: Prewriting for Your RPG Module

    • Lesson 3 | Activity #1

    • Lesson 3 | Activity #2

    • Lesson 3 | Downloads

    • Inspiration: "Making the Clay"

    • Give the Skeleton Jewelry | Pep Talk

    • Lesson 4 | Designing for Accessibility

    • Lesson 4 | Activity

  • 3

    Check-In

    • How are you doing so far? (This is just for you to reflect on your progress!)

  • 4

    Week 2: Crafting a Narrative

    • Lesson 5 | Crafting Tough Decisions

    • Lesson 5 | Activity #1

    • Lesson 5 | Activity #2

    • On Being Flexible With Your Ideas | Pep Talk

    • Lesson 6 | Developing Settings and Environments for One-Shots

    • Lesson 6 | Activity

    • Lesson 6 | Download: Environmental Worksheet

    • Lesson 7 | Creating Believable NPCs for One-Shots

    • Lesson 7 | Activity

    • The German Forest | Pep Talk

    • Lesson 8 | Villains: Evil NPCs and Antagonists

    • Lesson 8 | Activity

    • Lesson 8 | Download: Villain Worksheet

    • Lesson 9 | Linking It Together

    • Lesson 9 | Activity

    • Overcoming Writer's Block | Pep Talk

  • 5

    Check-In

    • How are you doing so far?

  • 6

    Week 3: Designing & Editing

    • Lesson 10 | Designing an Eye-Catching Cover

    • Lesson 10 | Activity

    • Lesson 11 | Layout 101: Quick & Dirty Tips

    • Lesson 11 | Activity

    • Lesson 12 | Editing Your One-Shot

    • Lesson 12 | Editing Your One-Shot (Video)

    • Lesson 12 | Activity

    • Pep Talk | Short and Sweet

  • 7

    Check-In

    • How are you doing so far?

  • 8

    Week 4: Publishing

    • Lesson 13 | Putting it to the Test: Playtesting 101

    • Lesson 13 | Activity

    • Lesson 13 | Download: Playtesting Questionnaire

    • Lesson 14 | How to Market Your Module

    • Lesson 14 | Activity

    • Publishing Day!

    • Preflight Checklist

    • RPG Writer Workshop Logos

    • Summer 2019 Workshop Downloadable Files - Premium

    • Summer 2019 Workshop Files - Free