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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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How to Write an Irresistible Romance

Romance editor Kate Studer presents this amazing course that will get you started on of the most popular genres in publishing.

Taught by Kate Studer

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How to Write YA That Sells

In this free 10-day course, YA author and editor Blair Thornburgh will take you through how to write YA that you can actually sell to a publisher.

Taught by Blair Thornburgh

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How to Write for Middle-Grade Readers

Learn how to write for middle-grade readers from Judy Goldschmidt, a YA and MG editor whose credits include numerous NYT best-sellers and prize-winners.

Taught by Judy Goldschmidt

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Understanding Point of View

Learn how to master each of the major points of view. With the help of writing exercises, you'll hone your ability to write from every possible perspective.

Taught by Gabriela Pereira

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How to Plot a Novel Using the 3-Act Story Structure

Behind every great story is a solid structure. Learn from editor Kristen Kieffer exactly what goes into crafting an exciting "3-acter".

Taught by Kristen Kieffer

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Developing Characters That Your Readers Will Love

If you want to create characters that your readers will never forget, sign up for this free 10 part course courtesy of Reedsy Learning.

Taught by Hannah Sandoval

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