How to Edit Your Story | Julia Gousseva | Skillshare
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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

I'm a writer, a reader, and a teacher. Creative writing is my passion, and you can often find me at work on a new project. I'm the author of Adventures of Alex and Katie children’s books, Anya’s Story historical fiction series, three mystery novels, and a book of short stories. My work has been published in Highlights for Children and The Sun Magazine.  A few years ago, I enjoyed a year-long assignment with the Tucson Citizen writing My Tucson column. My current proje...

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