IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
We partner with the awesome folks over at DMsGuild.com to produce collections of your encounters. This is a great way to score your first publishing credit!
You LOVE D&D and aspire to create your own stories and adventures for it
You want a manageable first project to tackle so you can learn the ropes and do BIGGER projects next
You'd love guidance and support from an awesome community of fellow D&D writers
You are eager to score your first published D&D credit and build your portfolio
This workshop is composed of four units that cover each step in the ideating, writing, producing, and publishing process.
Unit 1: What is an Encounter?
M.T. Black breaks down the components of a D&D encounter.
Unit 2: Writing Your Encounter
Ashley Warren provides tips on effective brainstorming and planning out your encounter, as well as suggestions for starting your encounter and using popular tropes.
Unit 3: Playtesting Your Encounter
Justice Arman shares the process of playtesting your encounter and implementing feedback.
Unit 4: Producing & Publishing Your Encounter
Ashley Warren, along with our friends at Dungeon Masters Guild, provide guidance and resources on putting your one-page encounter into layout, as well as DMs Guild publishing best practices.
Christopher Harding (@Xanethlyon)
TL Massey (@tlmasseywrites)
Michael Reid, MikeReidWrites.com
What do you mean by "self-paced"?
This means that you can log in when you're able to log in and complete the lessons on your own schedule! You have indefinite access to the course material.
What is the format of the lessons?
In this course, almost all of the lessons are written (like blog posts/articles). The guest lesson from DMsGuild.com is a video. Each of the four units includes a few activities to guide your learning.
Where is the "private community" for this program?
This workshop comes with a private community accessible on Discord! You'll be added to it after you register.
Do I have to publish my encounter in the collection?
Submitting your encounter to the biannual collections we assemble is 100% optional! It's just our way of supporting you and helping you have a published credit to your name. You can publish your encounter on your own or just create it for personal use!
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