The Two-Tier Outline

A Planning Tool for Writers Who Love to Pants or Plot

Are you a "pantser" or a "plotter"? Do you love outlining, or does it leave you running for the hills?

Some writers love to outline their entire book, because they believe they have to map out every twist and turn in order to write a coherent whole. Other writers hate outlining, because they believe it robs them of their creativity and they would rather write their way to an understanding of their story.

Jennie Nash has designed an outlining method that writers from both camps can love. It’s called the Two-Tier Story Outline. It’s a simple and easy-to-use tool with a very clear goal: In a short space, tie the external, plot-based events of your story to the internal, emotion-based truths that inform it.

Join Jennie as she teaches a class on the Two-Tier Outline. You'll learn how to weave the internal and external narratives of your story together so that your readers are hooked from start to finish. The clear, concise roadmap you'll create will help you get to "the end" faster, with a book that is solid from cover to cover. This class is applicable to those writing fiction.

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Class Curriculum

  Welcome to the Two-Tier Outline
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  Join Jennie Nash for a live Two-Tier Outline Critique on Tuesday, July 9 at 4 PM Pacific
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  Join us live on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 4 PM Pacific
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Your Instructor

Jennie Nash
Jennie Nash

Jennie is the author of eight books: three memoirs, four novels, and a guide for writers.

Her book publishing credentials include:

Simon & Schuster | Scribner | St. Martin's Press | Penguin | CreateSpace (Amazon's self-publishing arm)

She has freelanced for dozens of publications, including:

GQ | Child | Glamour | The Huffington Post | The New York Times

She has been on staff at:

Random House | New York Woman magazine

She has been featured on blogs such as:

Jane Friedman | The Write Practice | Compose | Write to Done | Writer Unboxed | and many others.

Lately, her private clients have been racking up some seriously awesome success – books published by Scribner, Norton, Hazeldon, Ten Speed, and Simon & Schuster; self-published books that have won top awards; and writers who have landed some of the best literary agents in the business.

One client recently landed on the front page of the Sunday review section in the New York Times, and the next week, went on the "Today" show.

Jennie has been an instructor at the UCLA Extension Writers' Program for 12 years. She lives in Santa Barbara, CA, with her husband and has two grown daughters.

Some of Jennie's raving clients:

"Want to change your life? Hire Jennie!"
"You have this amazing ability to explain how a story actually works, and not in a hoity-toity way but in a way I actually GET and can DO."
"I've never seen anyone with so much whip-cracking, can-do, positive energy."

These are Jennie's books:

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Frequently Asked Questions

What if I am unhappy with the class? Do you offer refunds?
Due the length of this class (one day), no refunds will be given.