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In Writing So Hot It Burns you will learn to ignite the artistry of your writing by using the tricks of the writing trade for choosing the perfect words and sentence cadences to make your writing come alive on the page. Break out of the pack of ho-hum writers by mastering "wordsmithing."
This course is chock full of creative writing exercises, so get your laptop, tablet or pen and pad of paper ready.
The best writers are such masters of wordsmithing that they disappear, leaving readers deeply immersed in the world they have created on the page. No writer can excel at their craft unless they are masters of their tools: words and sentences.
Are your ready to take your writing from sizzling to red hot? Then let's get started!
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|Section 1: Becoming a Wordsmith|
Welcome and Introduction
Kicking Butt as a WriterPreview
Crazy Good Writing
Breakout: Metaphor & Simile
|Section 2: Stalking Words: Flex Your Creative Muscle Exercises|
Breakout: A Word About Synonyms
Hot Word Choices
Writing Challenge 1: Different Words, Different Tone
Writing Challenge 2: So Many Ways to Say the Same Thing
Writing Challenge 3: Professional Writers and Word ChoicesPreview
Writing Challenge 4: Professional Writers and Word Choices
Writing Challenge 5: You Be the Ghostwriter
Writing Challenges 6 & 7: Put on Your Wordsmithing Hat!Preview
|Section 3: Learning from Great Writers|
Great Writers Analysis 1: Word Choice and Sentence Pacing
Writing Challenge 8: You Be the Ghostwriter
Great Writers Analysis 2: What's Not Said Speaks Volumes
Great Writers Analysis 3: Sentence Cadence and Rhythm
Great Writers Analysis 4: Stream of Consciousness
|Section 4: Flex Your Creative Muscles: Bonus Exercises|
Stalking Words Bonus ExercisesPreview
Metaphor and Simile Bonus Exercises
Sentence Cadence Bonus Exercises