About David Farland

As a college student studying pre-medical microbiology, David Farland was torn. He also wanted to be a writer. Eventually, the desire to write became too overwhelming and he gave in. Today Dave shares his knowledge and expertise with writers around the world through his #WritingTip articles, books on writing and various online and live lectures and workshops.

Seeing his students take their own stories to greatness has become one of Dave’s greatest joys in life. Not only does he love sharing the lessons he’s learned from a lifetime of empirical study, he excels at diagnosing story problems and prescribing the right course of treatment for ultimate success.

About his life, Dave says, “I seem to have become a writer who now works as a doctor on the side—a story doctor.”

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David Farland Live Workshops and Seminars

Superstars Writing Seminars, founded in 2010, is unique among writing seminars. The curriculum is focused on teaching writers the business of being successful in the publishing industry. The instructors are chosen from the top of the industry and include...

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Start National Novel Writing Month out right. This workshop will focus heavily on the craft of writing, touching on everything from creating engaging openings to using themes that resonate with your reader. You will have ten assignments over the course of the class, and David will review each assignment and offer critiques.

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These workshops will make your work truly shine. Expert advice and personal feedback will you help you with character development, worldbuilding–including the creation of new planets, life forms, political and economic systems, conflict creation and more.

Workshop Info

Online Courses from David Farland

The Story Puzzle

$4294 Months
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  • Learn at Your Own Pace
  • Weekly Conference Calls
  • Personal Feedback From David

Writing Mastery 1

$429004 Months
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  • Learn at Your Own Pace
  • Weekly Conference Calls
  • Personal Feedback From David

Writing Mastery 2

$429004 Months
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  • Weekly Conference Calls
  • Personal Feedback From David

Get Over Your Writer's Block in an Hour

$69001 hour
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  • Consultation with Forrest

Live Workshops from David Farland

Writing Enchanting Prose

Due to popular demand, David has opened another session of Writing Enchanting Prose in Dallas. The previous workshop sold out very quickly. Catch this one now!

Dallas, Texas
Hotel TBD
March 5-9, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
10 Attendees Total


In this workshop we will work heavily on imbuing your prose with the richness and details that bring a story to life. The goal is to teach you how to fully transport readers as you take them on a journey that captivates their hearts and minds. David Farland will teach you how to totally transport you readers so that they become so immersed in your story, they forget where they are—they forget they are reading at all.


This workshop is similar to the Writing Mastery workshop, but will be more exercise-oriented, with in-class practices. Writing Enchanting Prose is more in-depth than any of David's past prose workshops.


In this workshop, Dave would like to create an intimate environment where individual students will receive ample time for one-on-one interaction and critiques. Dave will be spending personal time with each student. Because of that, we will be strictly limiting the number of students allowed to attend to 10.

Starts On:
Monday March 5, 2018
9:00 AM
Ends On:
Friday March 9, 2018
5:00 PM
$799.00
Writing Enchanting Prose
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