This course was a huge success and we are now offering a Short Mystery Story course this October.


This fun course will take the mystery out of creating mystery stories. Explore how to create a thrilling plot; why and how the villain committed the crime; and when and where to give the reader clues. Learn the techniques to creating a story the reader can connect with and much more by viewing examples and using work sheets especially designed to streamline the process of creating a detailed first draft.

INSTRUCTOR: John Risner is the founder of He is currently editing his mystery novel “The Fade Out,” which was created using the 30 day system.
This physical course is being translated to an online course and will be available soon.

About The Author


John Morgan Risner

John has been featured in several magazines and television programs including Great Day Live and ABC News with Diane Sawyer, talking about screenwriting, movie making, the James Bond films and the Oscar nominations. John is also a film historian, specializing in horror films and is an expert on the James Bond films and novels.

John Morgan Risner is available for speaking engagements and seminars for writing groups,workshops and retreats, comic and movie conventions, and of course screenwriting and film festivals. Please send an email to for rates and scheduling.

In his role as senior story analysis and head writer at Screen Writer Ink, John has over ten years as a Screenwriter, Screenplay Analysis, Story Consultant , Writing Mentor and is a Screenwriting Instructor at two major universities. This experience combined with his Degree in Screenwriting and Film Production, plus experience as a producer, director and actor, makes John uniquely qualified to analyze stories and screenplays to provide guidance to writers and producers looking to create high quality marketable novels and screenplays .

The expert staff at Screen Writer Ink not only provides writing and mentor services to writers, but also manuscript analysis and editing and full screenplay analysis and coverage. Screen Writer Ink is available to producers and production companies for rewriting assignments, script doctoring and complete screenplay creation.

Specialties: Screenwriting, Producing,Ghost Writing, Directing, Story Creation , Acting, Writing, Film Production, Speaker, Instruction and Analysis.

Please send an email to for further information

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