Dr. Douglas May
Write Better…Right Now! P1

Course Details

This is the first part of the Write Better...Right Now! course series. Throughout this course, you will discover writing techniques, strategies, and tips to significantly improve your writing abilities. In Part 1 of this series, we focus on creative techniques to help you generate ideas about any kind of topic you wish to write about. We also take you step-by-step through the essay-writing process to give you a firm structural foundation that will equip you for any type of writing.
Present ideas in well-formulated pieces The Importance of Credibility, Accuracy, and Professionalism Good Grammar as a Foundation Build confidence to write for any medium Learn the mechanics and structure of good writing The Importance of Spelling and Word Usage Build confidence to write for any medium Homonyms Develop strategies and creative techniques Commonly Confused Words

This course is designed to help you formulate ideas and expand, organize, and present those thoughts in a well-crafted, compelling piece of writing. Essay writing is the basis of all good writing, and as the paragraph serves as the model foundation of any essay, learning how to craft an effective introductory paragraph and expand on those ideas to formulate several supporting paragraphs and a concluding paragraph in essay form will give you organizational skills that you can adapt to any kind writing. As it says here, we will focus on creative techniques, mechanics of structure, and three types of essay forms in this crash course to give you a solid writing foundation, and also include some pointers on the rules of writing that not only will greatly improve your writing ability, but also give you the confidence to write content for any medium — like a Pro!

Who knows…you may even fire your copywriter and take over the writing duties at your organization yourself! Well? Ready to jump in? Let’s make you a GREAT writer…NOW!


Write Better…Right Now! Part 1 Introduction

In this lesson I will introduce you to the purpose of the course and the materials we will cover.

Write Like a Pro Unit 1

In this lesson, we will discuss the purpose, importance, and types of writing as well as the components and processes that make up specific pieces of writing with details on strategy and finding focal points.

Write Like a Pro Unit 2

In this lesson, we will explore narration and creating structure and topics for narrative pieces with a focus on the reader's senses as well as briefly overview the methods and importance of the topic sentence in capturing your audience's attention.

Write Like a Pro Unit 3

In this lesson, we will explore the definition, structure and methods of essay writing from the opening paragraph to the conclusion with a distinct focus on building supporting details around a topic sentence, thesis statements, and revising and editing from the first draft.