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What Genre Is Your Book?

What Genre Is Your Book?

When pitching your writing to agents, being able to tell them the genre is often useful. But what if your genre is harder to identify? Learn what to do in that situation using this video tutorial from the Bonus Material module of the How to Write Video Course.
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Sense Of Place

Sense Of Place

All writers need to ensure that their story takes place in a world that feels alive and is vibrantly described. We show you how to do that, and use the same techniques to enrich your novel in multiple dimensions in this video tutorial from the Sense of Place module.
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Show Don’t Tell

Show Don’t Tell

The slogan ‘show don’t tell’ is widely misunderstood by new writers, and it isn’t true, in any case. We tell you what you need to know – and how the technique actually works in published fiction in this video tutorial is from the Show Don’t Tell module.
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The Screenwriters’ Guide To Plotting

The Screenwriters’ Guide To Plotting

Screenwriting uses very different techniques and rules than novel writing. As such, learning how to plot for screenwriting is a very different beast. Gain an insight into plotting for the screen in this video tutorial from the bonus material module of the How to Write Video Course.
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The Secret Of Dialogue

The Secret Of Dialogue

Writing dialogue is easy. Writing great dialogue is a different matter. We explore what makes wonderful dialogue work and how to deploy those techniques in your novel in this video tutorial from The Secret of Dialogue module.
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Themes

Themes

Themes are what make a novel memorable, but you can’t charge directly into them. We look at what to do to enrich your novel and what themes you should avoid in this video tutorial from the Themes module.
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Traditional or Self-Publishing

Traditional or Self-Publishing

Once you have a finished novel, the big question that comes next is whether to publish traditionally or to self-publish. Gain better insight into that question using this video tutorial from the Bonus Material module of the How to Write Video Course.
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Points Of View

Points Of View

Many writers have no difficulty in managing points of view, but if you mess this up, your entire novel is at risk of failure. We explain all you need to know in this video tutorial from the crucial Point of View module.
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Plotastrophes (And How To Fix Them)

Plotastrophes (And How To Fix Them)

Be able to overcome and avoid common issues you may face in your plot by using this video tutorial from the Plotting module.
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Is Your Idea Good Enough?

Is Your Idea Good Enough?

Learn how to check if your idea for a novel is strong enough to succeed and how to make it better if it isn’t in this video tutorial from the How to Write Video Course.
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How To Write Amazing Characters

How To Write Amazing Characters

Write totally authentic characters who have a vibrant role to play at the heart of your story by using this video tutorial from the Characterisation module.
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How To Write Good Prose

How To Write Good Prose

Write clean, professional prose with genuine quality and distinctiveness by watching this video tutorial is from the Prose Style module.
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How To Write Introduction

How To Write Introduction

An introduction to the How to Write Video Course where you’ll first learn how to check if your idea for a novel is strong enough to succeed and how to make it better if it isn’t.  
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How To Write Lifelike Characters

How To Write Lifelike Characters

Learn how to make your characters believable and grounded in reality in this video tutorial from the Characterisation module that explores writing lifelike characters.
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How To Write Magical Prose

How To Write Magical Prose

Take your writing to the next level by learning to write truly magical prose in this video tutorial from the Prose Style module.
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Gratuitous Sex & Violence

Gratuitous Sex & Violence

Many writers may want gratuitous sex and violence in their stories, but if handled wrong it can seem comical or distasteful. Learn how to include it with emotion and effect in your own writing in with this video tutorial from the Bonus Material module of the How to Write Video Course.
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How To Plan A Novel

How To Plan A Novel

The previous modules have given you all the building blocks of a saleable and memorable novel. Learn now how to plan all that out into a novel in this video tutorial from the Putting it all together module.
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How To Plot A Novel Advanced

How To Plot A Novel Advanced

Dive deeper into the complexities of plot and how it impacts your characters while also exploring high level concepts in this advanced video tutorial from the Plotting module.
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How To Plot A Novel The Basics

How To Plot A Novel The Basics

Good plotting isn’t a mystery: it’s a set of techniques that work every single time. This video tutorial from the Plotting module explains the basic techniques’ and tells you what to do when faced with common plot challenges.
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Character Appearances

Character Appearances

Make your characters instantly memorable using this video tutorial from the Characterisation module which looks at how to build the appearances of characters. We also encounter foreshadowing, a hugely adaptable technique that will add richness throughout your work.
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Clichés And How To Kill Them

Clichés And How To Kill Them

Learn how to identify and remove clichés from your prose and make it professional, clean and high quality using this video tutorial from the Prose Style module.
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After You’ve Finished Your Draft

After You’ve Finished Your Draft

This final module walks you through the whole business of putting together and self-editing your work after you have finished your draft. This video tutorial is from the Putting it all together module.
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