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    10-part Storytelling course
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    Creative Writing Tips to Hook Readers
    A 10-part course with T. P. Jagger
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    This course provides tips for every step of the creative writing process to hook readers with strong opening lines, keep them reading with a powerful plot, and satisfy them with an effective ending.

    This course provides tips for every step of the creative writing process to hook readers with strong opening lines, keep them reading with a powerful plot, and satisfy them with an effective ending.

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    12-part Grammar course
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    Clear Writing Techniques
    A 12-part course with Stuart Mill English
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    Clear writing matters because ideas matter! In this comprehensive writing course, learn about brevity, style, grammar, tone, and structure, and use a rubric to evaluate your own writing.

    Clear writing matters because ideas matter! In this comprehensive writing course, learn about brevity, style, grammar, tone, and structure, and use a rubric to evaluate your own writing.

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    Jeff Hobbs
    Telling a Friend's Truth After Tragedy
    A course with Jeff Hobbs
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    In this conversation, Jeff Hobbs, author of "The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace," shares the process of writing the nonfiction book about his friend.

    In this conversation, Jeff Hobbs, author of "The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace," shares the process of writing the nonfiction book about his friend.

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    How to Write Your First Novel
    A 10-part course with Teresa Funke - Writer's Coach
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    Follow through with your dreams of becoming a novelist. Teresa Funke, award-winning author and writer’s coach, guides you through the steps to writing your first novel—from planning to publishing.

    Follow through with your dreams of becoming a novelist. Teresa Funke, award-winning author and writer’s coach, guides you through the steps to writing your first novel—from planning to publishing.

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    4-part Grammar course
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    Sentence-Level Grammar
    A 4-part course with Ben Davis
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    Understand the sentence-level grammar we use to write and speak every day, focusing on punctuation, sentence structure, and parts of speech. These concepts will build your skill as a writer or editor!

    Understand the sentence-level grammar we use to write and speak every day, focusing on punctuation, sentence structure, and parts of speech. These concepts will build your skill as a writer or editor!

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    10-part ESL course
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    Beginner's Guide to English Punctuation
    A 10-part course with How to Spell
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    Punctuation adds clarity, complexity, and rhythm to writing. We also depend on it to create meaning, and to make writing easier to read. In this course from How to Spell, make punctuation your friend!

    Punctuation adds clarity, complexity, and rhythm to writing. We also depend on it to create meaning, and to make writing easier to read. In this course from How to Spell, make punctuation your friend!

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    How to Write a Creative Essay
    A 3-part course with Singlish to English
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    In this course on how to write a creative essay from Singlish to English, learn how to choose a subject, plan the essay, and use transitions and sentence construction to make the story flow.

    In this course on how to write a creative essay from Singlish to English, learn how to choose a subject, plan the essay, and use transitions and sentence construction to make the story flow.

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    Three Types of Rhyme in Poetry
    A lesson with Elizabeth Dean
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    Learn about three different types of rhyme, the most common forms used in poetry. Discover the terms pure rhyme, slant rhyme, and internal rhyme.

    Learn about three different types of rhyme, the most common forms used in poetry. Discover the terms pure rhyme, slant rhyme, and internal rhyme.

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    Using Sound in Poetry Writing
    A lesson with Elizabeth Dean
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    In a dense literary form like poetry, using sound effectively deepens the reader’s experience of a poem. Discover how to use the sound to suit a poem's subject.

    In a dense literary form like poetry, using sound effectively deepens the reader’s experience of a poem. Discover how to use the sound to suit a poem's subject.

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    Poetry Style
    A lesson with Elizabeth Dean
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    In this lesson, learn about different styles you can adopt in your own poetry. Discover five different popular poetry styles, and characterizes each one.

    In this lesson, learn about different styles you can adopt in your own poetry. Discover five different popular poetry styles, and characterizes each one.

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    Choosing a Topic for a Poem
    A lesson with Elizabeth Dean
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    Anyone can write a poem! And anyone can write a poem about literally anything. In this lesson, get some tips for approaching the poetry writing process.

    Anyone can write a poem! And anyone can write a poem about literally anything. In this lesson, get some tips for approaching the poetry writing process.

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    Writing Worldly Curio
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    A Chinese American author explores the East-West cultur...
    A lesson with PRI's The World
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    Gish Jen is well aware of the dangers of stereotyping. That doesn't stop her from unpacking the controversial notion that a deep culture divide separates Eas...

    Gish Jen is well aware of the dangers of stereotyping. That doesn't stop her from unpacking the controversial notion that a deep culture divide separates Eas...

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    How to Find Time for Your Art/Passion
    A lesson with Teresa Funke - Writer's Coach
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    In this inspirational lesson, learn the secret to finding time to pursue your art or passion and discover how to prioritize what really matters.

    In this inspirational lesson, learn the secret to finding time to pursue your art or passion and discover how to prioritize what really matters.

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    Chasing Perfection in Creative Work
    A lesson with Teresa Funke - Writer's Coach
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    Chasing perfection sometimes leads to great results, but do you know when to stop chasing and release your work? Learn when to let go in this lesson.

    Chasing perfection sometimes leads to great results, but do you know when to stop chasing and release your work? Learn when to let go in this lesson.

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    Writing Worldly Curio
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    Germany has a soccer team made up entirely of writers
    A lesson with PRI's The World
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    The Autorennationalmannschaft, or "Autonama," competes against literary teams from across the world.

    The Autorennationalmannschaft, or "Autonama," competes against literary teams from across the world.

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    Traditional vs. self-publshing options
    A lesson with Teresa Funke - Writer's Coach
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