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How to Master the 'Show, Don't Tell' Rule

Learn how to follow the golden writing rule in this free 10-day course from the Reedsy team.

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How to Write a Suspense Novel

Learn how to write a gripping suspense novel in this free 10-day course from novelist and book coach Christina Kaye.

Taught by Christina Kaye

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How to Turn Up the Heat in Your Romance

Ready to steam up your romance? Kelly Palmer's free course takes you through the essentials of hot writing: from creating tension to writing appealing sex scenes!

Taught by Kelly Palmer

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Inside a Traditional ‘Big 5’ Publisher

Editor Dominic Wakeford (Hachette, HarperCollins, and Penguin Random House) reveals the inner workings of Big 5 publishers in this fun, free course.

Taught by Dominic Wakeford

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How to Find Your Target Readers

In this free 10-day course for beginners, book coach Belinda Griffin shows authors how to identify and reach their target readers.

Taught by Belinda Griffin

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How to Get Your Book Covered by Mainstream Media

Learn how to formulate a PR story for your book and pitch it effectively to mainstream media. A free 10-day course.

Taught by Matt Rudnitsky

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