Break Through Writer's Block

Inspire your Mind, Generate New Ideas, & Voice your Authentic Message Powerfully
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  • Contents Video: 2 hours
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  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 1/2015 English

Course Description

After completing this course, ideas will flow through your mind quickly and easily. You will learn how to recharge your brain and generate new ideas and how to take a break when your mind is stuck. You will be able to start on projects, brainstorm, outline, and follow through with your writing. After you complete this course, you will be energized, excited, and have a new zeal for writing. You will be able to get your story started and be enthusiastic about finishing it. You will start, write, and complete your report or writing project in record time. We also include some fabulous bonus materials that you can keep for future reference.

What are the requirements?

  • • Aspiring authors should have paper and pen handy to take notes. They will need a printer if they want to print the handouts. Optional tools include: digital voice recorder, computer with Microsoft® Word® installed, and voice recognition software.
  • • Students should have an open mind and be prepared to try the activities assigned. They should have a willingness to learn and be ready to take action.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Start writing by planning ahead for tools and gathering resources
  • Consider how your message will impact your readers
  • Write by developing your authentic, sincere voice
  • Use a digital voice recorder for “writing without writing”
  • Identify 12 obstacles that cause writer’s block
  • Learn 38 new solutions to beat writer’s block
  • Complete fun activities at the end of each section
  • Brainstorm using 3 different techniques
  • Mindmap using a pen or computer
  • Gain momentum and finish strong
  • Discover the BURGER writing method
  • Download a “cheat sheet” grammar guide to prevent misspelled words
  • Get 3 free bonus handouts, including list of action verbs & transition words

What is the target audience?

  • • This course is designed for both writers and non-writers who want to communicate clearly on paper or digitally with their verbal voice.
  • • This course is for teachers who are creating lesson plans, instructors preparing curricula, business people delivering speeches, and project managers writing reports.
  • • It’s designed for business professionals, aspiring authors, college students researching essays, and anyone who needs to write anything.
  • • This is not for advanced authors or everyday writers. This is for folks who need help clearing writer’s block and getting started.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Welcome to Break through Writer's Block
02:45

Welcome and introduction to "Breaking Through Writer's Block". BEFORE and AFTER writers are profiled.

05:00

Overview, my story, and the benefits you'll gain from this course.

Section 2: Get Started Right
04:52

Learn these everyday habits that can propel you to being a successful writer.

12:01

Create the message you want to share with your audience of readers.

09:10

Important writing tools are explained.

03:49

Strategies to craft a great document.

00:47

Activities to help you get started right!

Section 3: Solutions
02:48

In this section, we will explore 12 root causes of writer's block and offer 38 solutions!

03:54

3 tips for overcoming perfectionism

03:48

Overcome analysis paralysis and take action!

02:49

Overcoming distractions so you can get writing again.

03:10

Strategies for getting past overwhelm and becoming productive.

03:15

How to gain confidence and break through writer's block.

02:35

Strategies to survive even if you feel you don't have enough resources.

02:43

4 tips to get past stress so you can free your mind and start writing.

02:34

What to do when you are stressed about a tight deadline.

01:49

3 tips to become un-stuck and get moving forward.

02:40

Stop procrastinating and get it done!

02:49

Break out of a stagnant environment so you can tap into your creative side.

04:54

Get focused and get finished!

01:56

Activities to reinforce section 3.

Section 4: Super Power Tools
01:19

I share my 3 super power tools: brainstorming, mind mapping, and a topical outline.

02:24

How to brainstorm and generate fresh, new ideas for your document.

DEMO: Handwriting to Typed Text
00:53
01:25

How to free write to generate new, fresh ideas.

01:31

The technique of MindMapping is explained.

01:43

A preview of MindMapper software. Demo is the next lecture.

DEMO: MindMapper12 Software
02:38
00:52

Organizing your ideas into a topical outline

01:01

Review and reinforce this section with hands-on activities.

Section 5: Gain Momentum
05:46

My techniques to become a better, more effective writer.

03:54

Yum! The BURGER writing method explained, along with effective openings & closings.

01:15

Activities for Section 5.

Section 6: Keep Going Strong
00:34

We show you how to keep going strong and finish writing your document.

07:08

The 3 bonus forms are explained. Please download them at the end, in Section 8.

05:39

The next Udemy course, "Create your Custom eBook in 1 Day" is highlighted.

01:04

Refresh with activities in Section 6.

Section 7: Conclusion
03:06

List of action steps & summary.

01:33

Conclusion, thank you, and our contact info for your convenience.

Section 8: Bonus Forms FREE for You
Download forms here
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Instructor Biography

Penelope Gold, Instructor, Author, Trainer

Penelope Gold is a published author, national speaker, and local trainer. She is the author of several books including the premier guide, “Buy Your First Home”, which received rave reviews from both real estate agents and home buyers. Currently she writes instructional manuals, monthly newspaper columns, technical training courses.

After her training at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, she wrote manuals at high tech companies as a technical writer. She is a member of the Publishers and Writers of San Diego, participates in the San Diego Speakers Guild, and travels around the U.S. teaching instructional courses.

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