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8 Videos (23m)
    • Introduction

      1:23
    • Tip #1: Use dense words

      3:18
    • Tip #2: Use strong verbs

      7:13
    • Tip #3: Use strong nouns

      2:17
    • Tip #4: Show, don't tell

      4:13
    • Tip #5: Be specific

      2:09
    • Tip #6: Delete filler words

      2:25
    • Conclusion

      0:21

About This Class

Do you want to write clearly and concisely? Do you want to keep your readers’ interest? Do you want to get good grades on school papers or impress your employer?

Take this short course and learn six quick and easy ways to clean up your prose, get rid of filler words, eliminate redundancies, and express your thoughts effectively.

Try it!  You will like the results, and so will your readers.

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Julia Gousseva

College Teacher, Writer

Dr. Julia Gousseva started teaching college-level writing courses in 1993, as a graduate student at the University of Arizona. Since earning her PhD in 2001, she has been a full-time writing instructor at a community college in Arizona. Her favorite classes are short story writing and creative nonfiction.

Creative writing is Julia’s passion, and you can often find her at work on a new project. Julia is the author of Adventures of Alex and Katie children’s books, Any...

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