Writing Masterclass: Attitudes (Strategy 7 in the Writing Masterclass Series)

Rachel Leroy, Stop Striving and Start Thriving

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12 Lessons (42m)
    • 1. Intro (Please note the whole series is broken down by one Strategy per course, not two strategies)

      5:34
    • 2. Introduction and Writing Attitudes: Don't Over Explain Strategy 7 Technique 1

      4:20
    • 3. Writing Attitudes: Break Down Large Tasks Strategy 7 Technique 2

      4:23
    • 4. Writing Attitudes: Be Brutal With Your Words Strategy 7 Technique 3

      3:48
    • 5. Writing Attitudes Think Small Strategy 7 Technique 4

      3:14
    • 6. Writing Attitudes: Know Your Voice Strategy 7 Technique 5

      3:33
    • 7. Writing Attitudes: Write for Yourself First Strategy 7 Technique 6

      3:46
    • 8. Writing Attitudes: Write What You Care About Strategy 7 Technique 7

      2:48
    • 9. Writing Attitudes: Trust Your Curiosity Strategy 7 Technique 8

      1:25
    • 10. Writing Attitudes: Trust Your Process Strategy 7 Technique 9

      3:55
    • 11. Writing Attitudes: Silence the Internal Critic Strategy 7 Technique 1 0

      3:11
    • 12. ClosingThoughts

      2:07

Project Description

Streamlined Writing Project

Strategy 7: Writing Attitudes in the Writing Masterclass Series

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This course includes ten techniques to help you activate and streamline written pieces of fiction, nonfiction, and possibly poetry through effective writing attitudes. The course will make your writing stand out right away!

This course includes ten concrete and actionable techniques for improving your writing attitudes. Put each one into practice as you create a new writing piece or as you revise a newer or older already-written piece. Once you have completed the piece, please post the new piece or a before and after version of your revised piece so we can see your wonderful changes, then consider the next part of the series, "Writing Habits." Or, go through all eight courses in the series and then post your final copy or before and after copies to the "Writing Habits" course.

Ten Videos/Techniques

  1. This lecture introduces Strategy 7 Attitudes: Set realistic expectations and trust your instincts. It also explains Strategy 7 Technique 1, Don't Over Explain: Don't over explain.

  2. This lecture explains Strategy 7 Technique 2, Break Down Larger Tasks: Apply this saying to larger tasks: "By the hard, life is hard. By the inch, life's a cinch."

  3. This lecture explains Strategy 7 Technique 3, Be Brutal With Words: Don't become attached to words, phrases, or sentences.

  4. This lecture explains Strategy 7 Technique 4, Think Small: Don't expect to have the last word on a subject.

  5. This lecture explains Strategy 7 Technique 5, Know Your Voice: Know your voice.

  6. This lecture explains Strategy 7 Technique 6, Write for Yourself: Write for yourself first.

  7. This lecture explains Strategy 7 Technique 7, Write What You Care About: Write what you care about.

  8. This lecture explains Strategy 7 Technique 8, Trust Your Curiosity: Trust your curiosity.

  9. This lecture explains Strategy 7 Technique 9, Trust Your Process: Trust yourself. Find the process that works for you.

  10. This lecture explains Strategy 7 Technique 10, Silence the Internal Critic: Silence the internal critic early in the writing process.

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