Writing Masterclass: Presentation (Strategy 6 in the Writing Masterclass Series)

Rachel Leroy, Stop Striving and Start Thriving

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8 Lessons (33m)
    • 1. Strategy 6 in Become a Professional Writer

      5:34
    • 2. Introduction and Writing Presentation: Mood Clarifiers Strategy 6 Technique 1

      4:56
    • 3. Writing Presentation: Showing Human Characteristics Strategy 6 Technique 2

      3:57
    • 4. Writing Presentation: Unities Strategy 6 Technique 3

      3:18
    • 5. Writing Presentation: Rhetorical Situation Strategy 6 Technique 4

      2:28
    • 6. Writing Presentation: Rhetorical Appeals--Ethos, Pathos, and Logos Strategy 6 Technique 5

      4:59
    • 7. Writing Presentation: Tone Strategy 6 Technique 6

      5:29
    • 8. ClosingThoughts

      2:07

Project Description

Streamlined Writing Project

Strategy 6: Presentation in the Writing Masterclass Series

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

This course includes six concrete and actionable techniques for improving your presentation in larger written works. 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 Attitudes." 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.

Six Videos/Techniques, One Exercise

  1. This lecture introduces Strategy 6 Presentation: Clarify your rhetorical situation, plan your unities, and stick with them. It also explain Strategy 6 Technique 1, Mood Clarifiers: Alert readers to mood changes early.

  2. This lecture explains Strategy 6 Technique 2, Showing Human Characteristics: Show human characteristics through action and dialogue.

  3. This lecture explains Strategy 6 Technique 3, Unities: Plan your unities and stick with them.

  4. This lecture explains Strategy 6 Technique 4, Rhetorical Situation: Clarify the rhetorical situation and stick with it.

  5. This lecture explains Strategy 6 Technique 5, Rhetorical Appeals: Balance rhetorical appeals in each given context.

  6. This lecture explains Strategy 6 Technique 6, Tone: When the topic is solemn, simplify. When the topic is humorous, amplify.

  7. This lecture includes exercises to put the techniques in Strategy 6, Techniques 1, 3, and 4 into practice. The document comes in a downloadable PDF file.

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