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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 turn your romance steamy? Kelly Palmer's free course takes you through the essentials of hot writing; from creating sexual tension to writing appealing sex scenes and what to call body parts, we've got you covered!

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

Have you ever wanted to write a YA novel — and actually sell it to a publisher when you're done? From tracking trends to targeting the right audience, the process of writing sales-worthy YA can get pretty complicated! Luckily, you're about to get all the info you could want on how to write YA th...

Taught by Blair Thornburgh

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How to Write for Middle-Grade Readers

Good news: There’s never been a better time to write Middle Grade. With the YA market as saturated as it is, editors aren’t acquiring as much of it as they used to. This has been tough on YA authors, but great for MG writers. Editors are hungry for good MGs to fill their lists. The other bit of g...

Taught by Judy Goldschmidt

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Understanding Point of View

Point of view (or POV) is one of those tricky, technical elements in writing that can be a challenge for many writers. Together with voice, point of view helps establish the narration for your writing, and narration is the crucial link between you (the writer) and your readers. In this course fr...

Taught by Gabriela Pereira

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

Behind every good story is a solid structure. That's a fact. So why, then, do so many writers shy away from using story structure when they're plotting their stories? Having a good structure in place is one of the most important things to plan their path forward. It will not only give you a blue...

Taught by Kristen Kieffer

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Developing Characters That Your Readers Will Love

What separates flat, forgettable characters from the marvelous fictional creations who you remember years after you've closed the book? And more importantly, how can you make sure the characters you write fall on the right side of that fence? In this course from bestselling ghostwriter Hannah Sa...

Taught by Hannah Sandoval

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Writing Dialogue That Develops Plot and Character

Dialogue can make or break your book. At its best, it can transform your story into a gripping tale populated with interesting, layered characters; when dialogue is bad, it can be downright unreadable. This course will focus on two specific aspects of dialogue that can seriously improve your rea...

Taught by Bridget McNulty

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