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The Mechanics of Writing Dialogue

Editor Tracy Gold teaches you how to punctuate, tag and present dialogue in a way that your readers will thank you for.

Taught by Tracy Gold

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Story Editing for Authors

Want to learn how to perform your own story edit? You've come to the right place. Go scene-by-scene and evaluate each story element to learn how to improve your whole story and make everything flow together. In this email course, author and Fictionary CEO Kristina Stanley shares her method for e...

Taught by Kristina Stanley

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Novel Revision: Practical Tips for Rewrites

Finishing even a single draft of a book is a huge accomplishment. But now you must see your manuscript through multiple revisions and drafts. No one writes the perfect book in one shot. You must open yourself up to making changes, listening to feedback, and understanding critiques if you want to ...

Taught by Revise & Resub

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How to Self-Edit Your Manuscript Like a Pro

The ability to self-edit is a skill that needs to be in every author's tool belt. But why should you self-edit? Just send your manuscript to a freelance editor instead! Well, it’s a foolish use of your resources to get professional editors to correct simple errors you could have caught on your o...

Taught by Lisa Lepki

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Novel Revision: Understanding the Craft

The first draft of a novel is just that — the first stage of a process. It's where you get all your ideas out onto the page. After you're done, the real craft of writing will kick in with the revision. As Hemingway once said, "the only kind of writing is rewriting." In this course on rewriting n...

Taught by Gotham Writers Workshop

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