J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis had the Inklings as a writing group.
Hemingway worked with Faulkner and Steinbeck to achieve greatness.
Now it's your turn!
What is Apex?
Apex offers an incredible set of resources for writers, regardless of your stage of development.
Whether you want to break into the publishing field, level up to bestseller, or begin selling more books than you’ve ever imagined, as a member of Apex, you’ll get access to the training, motivational tools, and supporting community that you need to achieve your personal goals
Meet Your New Writing Mentor:
David Farland was one of the world’s foremost writing instructors, and a New York Times Bestselling author himself. Over the past 40 years before his death, he trained dozens of internationally successful writers, including #1 New York Times Best sellers such as:
- Brandon Sanderson (Wheel of Time & The Way of Kings)
- James Dashner (The Maze Runner)
- Brandon Mull (Fablehaven)
- Stephenie Meyer (Twilight)
- and many who have only climbed onto the bestseller lists
He helped push J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter to become the bestselling novel of all time.
Farland also judged and taught writing workshops with L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future, one of the largest worldwide writing competitions for new fantasy and science fiction authors.
The contest has helped discover and launch many authors into professional careers, with nearly 100 new science fiction and fantasy books released in just the last year.
Dave passed away in January 2022, but his wisdom remains with us today through several pre-recorded courses and seminars.
Join Industry Expert Lectures!
As a member of Apex, you get a unique opportunity to ask questions and gain insights from top experts in the field. We’re lining up to three special guests per week with to help our authors stay motivated and focused while learning new skills in how to write, edit, publish, and market their work. Our goal is to make this the single most beneficial writers’ group in the world!
Apex Past Guest Speaker’s Include:
#1 New York Times Best Seller
Kevin J Anderson
Has published more than 170 books, 58 of which have been national or international bestsellers.
New York Times Best Selling author. Dan Wells is best known for his horror series I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER.
Award-nominated, New York Times and USA Today bestselling thriller and dark fantasy author as J.F. Penn.
I'm an award-winning podcaster on writing and the publishing industry at The Creative Penn Podcast.
International and award winning author of The Brass Queen
New York Times bestselling author
23-time NY Times Best Seller sold over 25 million book copies
Orson Scott Card
#1 NY Times bestselling Author of Ender's Game and Ender's Shadow.
Michael is the bestselling author of "The Kurtherian Gambit". He is also the founder of 20booksto50K, a group of 40,000+ authors that come to learn from Michael on how to self publish like a pro!
Edited works include Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game, Pat Murphy's The Falling Woman and Tim Powers' The Anubis Gates.
Join programs to help authors learn how to get books published well, how to make the bestseller lists, and also to get books made into films!
- How to brainstorm, write, edit, and publish your novels.
- Keeping motivated through the process.
- How to advertise your upcoming releases so that you hit bestseller lists.
- How to impress and work with publishers.
- How to break into the film industry.
- Maintaining and growing your career.
Join a network of supporting like-minded writers
Access 200+ Courses, Recorded Conference Calls and Trainings.
We’re releasing up to 3 weekly videos with tips on writing, editing, publishing, marketing and staying motivated.
Join Forums and Groups
Genre-specific interests and more, such as brainstorming and accountability groups! In addition, you can take courses together, find critique groups, or join writers rings.
Network with Community
You’ll be welcomed into a worldwide community of writers at all levels. With this network you can learn from their success, exchange news and information, brainstorm and critique novels, plan for book launches, and so on.
We understand there is no one way to become a successful author, so we value the advice of “industry experts” who have made it, whether it be how to market, plot, compose, revise, or simply get motivated…
In Apex, you’ll find a wide variety of industry experts who run publishing companies or those who already are well on their way to become some of the bestselling authors in their genres.
Whether you’re a budding writer, or a seasoned veteran, in Apex you’ll be in good hands, receiving sound advice. Our community is forthcoming and truly seeking the success of each other.
Get Immediate Access to all Apex Training!
Members of Apex enjoy access to David Farland’s complete Super Writers’ Bundle.
This includes the audited versions of his 14 bestselling writing workshops and courses. Plus, you’ll also get his seminars and 4 books on writing as a FREE BONUS!
An Over $2,500 Value! FREE!
What People Are Saying:
Magnificent Middles ($399 Value)
For many writers, the most difficult part of a novel to write is the middle. Even professionals who outline well will often find that at the midpoint, they tend to second-guess their work, sit back and analyze their opening, consider their ending, and try to figure out how to get there in a way that will be entertaining and powerful.
Writing Mastery 1 ($399 Value)
What are the nine most common weaknesses that keep new authors from publishing successfully? This course will help you identify these problems and overcome them, strengthening your own writing through education and practice. Each topic is addressed in a taped lesson, followed by learning material, recommended reading, and a writing assignment. Learn to take your writing from “okay” to “powerful” and then “mesmerizing” in this first Writing Mastery course.
Writing Mastery 2 ($399 Value)
In Writing Mastery 2, the focus will be on your story, which means that you will spend more time brainstorming scenes and working to build your story as a whole. Many of these exercises are designed to help you see your story in a new way, brainstorm new scenes, and then begin writing them, so that you build on the existing framework of your novel. settings that can give birth to incredible societies and characters, plus how to take those characters’ cores and generate enthralling conflicts for your plot.
The Advanced Story Puzzle ($399 Value)
Creating a story is like putting a puzzle together, one with missing or misleading pieces. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to recognize what pieces of your story you have (such as characters, scenes, or conflicts), determine what pieces are still missing, and fashion the pieces you need. Dave will show you how to create imaginative settings that can give birth to incredible societies and characters, plus how to take those characters’ cores and generate enthralling conflicts for your plot. This course is especially effective when combined with Dave’s Amazon #1 Bestselling Writing Book, Million Dollar Outlines, also included in this bundle.
Writing Enchanted Prose ($399 Value)
You’ve read stories that absolutely swept you away into another world, stories that made you forget you were reading and ultimately left you changed. This Course will help you learn the skills to do that!
Promising Starts ($399 Value)
Think you’re ready to begin your novel? The new author is faced with a lot of tasks: introducing his world, his characters, and building his story. For most people, starting well is a struggle. This workshop will help guide you through the process of writing that difficult opening.
Powerful Endings ($399 Value)
New to this bundle! When an author delivers a powerful ending, readers will take notice of the author’s name–and put them on their “to read” list. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to structure the ending, create an exciting “reversal,” and write cascading scenes that create an “emotional symphony” for the reader and lead to powerful complex.
Rewriting to Greatness ($399 Value)
In this workshop you will learn why you need to become your own editor, and you’ll get an overview of the editorial process. You’ll learn why it’s important to make multiple passes while editing, and Dave will help introduce you to some of the best tools to guide you as you revise your novel.
+ Multiple new videos created weekly!
Kickstarting Your Career ($399 Value)
Dave helped numerous authors hit the New York Times Bestseller lists, so one of his most frequent questions is “How can I break into writing quickly?” In this series of lectures, Dave talks about some of the steps you need to take in order to build a successful career as a writer. This goes especially well with his book Million Dollar Book Signings, also included in this bundle.
Publishing Today ($199 Value)
Many new writers put together a great book proposal, then send it to a lousy agent or publisher. By doing that, they may set their own career back by 5 years. So in this seminar, I talk about how to vet agents and publishers, how to meet them, and basically get a leg up on a stellar career. Just as importantly, I’ll give advice to help you decide whether to go Indie, because in some genres, you might not even want a publisher, and getting one could hurt your career.
Recharge Your Creative Batteries ($199 Value)
Every writer gets tired at times and feels that he has hit a creative block. In these lessons, Dave talks about how to combat that fatigue and get excited about your art once again.
Worldbuilding Seminar ($199 Value)
In every genre, the works at the very top of the all-time bestseller list tend to be those where the author has spent time to develop a unique and compelling world. In this series of seven lectures, Dave will talk about some of the elements of worldbuilding that you should explore.
Writing For YA & MG ($199 Value)
Heinlein's Rules ($199 Value)
More than 65 years ago, Robert Heinlein gave a few simple rules about how to approach your writing career. The advice is considered timeless, but a few things have changed since then, and maybe it’s time for some revision.
David Farland talks about what Heinlein got right, what he oversimplified, and what has changed in the intervening 65 years since Heinlein made his famous rules.
Five Tips for Writing to a Large Audience ($199 Value)
“Five Tips for Writing to a Massive Audience,” tells the criteria Dave used when he selected Harry Potter to be the book that Scholastic pushed to become a bestseller, and he reveals the marketing strategy he devised that made it the fastest-selling middle-grade novel of all time—a strategy that helped launch J.K. Rowling to become the wealthiest writer of all time.
Free Bonus Books on Writing:
Drawing on the Power of Resonance in Writing
Every genre of writing has a “secret language” that builds up around it, a way of presenting itself to the world.
In this book, Dave helps you see the importance of learning how to resonate well with other books and films in your genre while resonating with real-life experiences, so that your novel will garner an audience as big as the genre that you write in.
Blockbuster Book Signings
Blockbuster Book Signings will tell you everything you need to know to make your signings a success. This insightful book includes: – Ideas for Alternative Venues – Effective Publicity Strategies – Optimal Dates and Seasons for Signings – A Checklist of Items to Bring and Tasks to Complete and more.
Whether you’re a new author or a seasoned one, throw a book signing that makes readers wanting more–more books, more of you, and more signings.
Million Dollar Outlines
Many writers can tell you how to outline, or not, but in this #1 Amazon bestseller, Dave takes it several steps further by helping you decide not just how to outline a novel, but how to create one that will become a bestseller.
From the time when children first began gathering around campfires, we have been seeking tales of wonder–the feeling you get when something is strange and exciting.
Most of the books we read are what I call “wonder literature”, yet writing wonder is a lesson seldom taught.
This book will delve into what “wonder literature” truly means and how to increase the level of wonder in your novel.
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