WRITING WITH FLAIR: HOW TO BECOME AN EXCEPTIONAL WRITER

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Requirements

  • A notepad and pen, or computer for writing exercises

Description

  • The bestselling writing course on Udemy…
  • CLOSE TO 60,000 STUDENTS, THOUSANDS OF 5-STAR REVIEWS…
  • FEATURED IN TIME MAGAZINE AND BUSINESS INSIDER…
  • Taught by a former editor at The Wall Street Journal, and ex-contributor to The Economist, Financial Times and Bloomberg News…
  • Shani Raja is a professional editor who has trained dozens of prominent journalists in the craft of writing…
These elite skills will help:
  • Make your business writing outshine that of your peers
  • Make your sales prospects instantly ‘get’ your product
  • Attract more loyal readers to your blogs and books
  • Get more clicks (and conversions) on your website
  • Get your CV to the top of the must-see interview pile
  • Make your essays the slickest in your class


You too will discover:
  • How to be super-economical with words
  • How to avoid repeating yourself unnecessarily
  • How to stop making simple ideas sound complex
  • How to write in plain English
  • How to tell when you’re saying too much
  • How to steer clear of weak or redundant words
  • How to keep sentences active and express ideas more powerfully
  • How to chop away sentence clutter
  • How to avoid jargon and clichés
  • How to make crisp distinctions between contrasting ideas
  • How to avoid mixing up time elements
  • How to strategically use words like “it” and “they” and “this and “that”
  • How to add consistency using a journalistic technique called house style
  • How to present your writing ultra-professionally
  • How to avoid what journalists call word echoes
  • How to keep ideas neat and parallel
  • How to create an elegant narrative structure
These are just some of the writing tricks that make great journalistic writing so slick. You’re about to learn them too–in as little as a few days if you choose to make this investment in your career today.




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