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No More Writer's Block!

Image Description Marcia Yudkin
20 lessons
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1h 20m
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90%

Whether you've put off work on your firm's annual report or the Great American Novel, the "No More Writer's Block!" course gives you the practical tools and attitudes you need to cast off your habitual excuses for not writing and lick procrastination for good. Discover the five elements of discipline, the five elements of inspiration, and five writing techniques that enable you to get a lot of writing done in a small amount of time. Based on years of creativity research, the techniques and concepts in this audio course were tested at dozens of workshops and in one-on-one coaching with...

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How to Have Breakthrough Ideas

Image Description Eileen Purdy MSW, M.Ed.
10 lessons
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40m
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95%

Breakthrough ideas are increasingly becoming a top-tier asset in today’s economy. They help us with everything from consistently generating viral blog articles to being able to solve problems at your work to having the next business idea that totally disrupts an entire industry—and everywhere in between. If you’re looking to set yourself apart and make valuable contributions wherever you are, cultivating the ability to see things in new ways or find new solutions to problems will help you do just that. This course will equip you with the tools, strategies, and information you need to...

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Creative Thinking

Image Description Drew Boyd
10 lessons
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37m
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96%

Creativity is a skill, not a gift that you're born with. Anyone can learn creative thinking no matter where they are starting from on the creativity scale. The secret is in patterns that have been used by innovators for thousands of years to produce novel ideas. Join Drew Boyd, the leading practitioner of Systematic Inventive Thinking, as he teaches five techniques and key principles to using this amazing method to "think inside the box."

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Reconnect with You: A Journaling Journey

Image Description Olivia Bowser
10 lessons
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30m
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100%

Find your inner calm and light with empowering reflection journaling prompts. Over 10 lessons we'll move through the five mindfulness themes of the Liberate Method: presence, courage, gratitude, pride, and resilience with prompts to reconnect you with yourself. You'll experience the countless benefits of journaling, including a better mood, a more positive outlook, and stronger relationships.

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Creative Problem Solving

Image Description Ross Maynard
14 lessons
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1h 31m
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100%

This course is about developing your personal and professional skills to be a more creative, more capable problem-solver so that you can improve your effectiveness as a manager, expand your horizons, and develop your career. In the course, we cover the three types of problem and present tools and techniques that can be used with each. If you think you've become slightly too obsessive about the detail and need a bigger picture view to think through issues and solve problems from a broader perspective, then this is the course for you.

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How to Market Your Book Online

Image Description John Robin
10 lessons
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43m
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100%

Are you about to publish an e-book? Whether you’re self-publishing or taking the traditional route, if you want to learn the fundamentals of marketing a book online, this 10-lesson course will help you optimize sales and build long-term relationships with your fans.

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How to Begin (And Maintain) Your Career as a Writer

Image Description John Robin
10 lessons
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42m
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93%

Are about to begin your career as a writer? This course explores the aspects of what’s involved with launching a book (both traditional and self-published) and the habits that allow you to not only begin but sustain your writing career.

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Proofreading Hacks: Catch Those Pesky Typos Every Time

Image Description Marcia Yudkin
8 lessons
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1h 5m
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92%

If you have a reasonable grasp of English but keep getting caught with written bloopers, or if you've been tasked with proofreading other people's work, this course is for you. In eight entertaining and informative lessons, you'll learn the best methods for finding and fixing mistakes, which writing situations trip up proofreaders the most, and ways to get better and better at producing error-free text. You'll also hear how to resist arguments that typos and grammar mistakes don't matter, with real-life examples and scientific studies demonstrating the high cost of some proofing goofs.

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Get Inspired: Explore Your City

Image Description Rich Armstrong
10 lessons
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56m
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95%

We all want to produce better work — in our own way and style. We want to create something meaningful and make a difference. And for this we need inspiration. But too often we go after convenient inspiration, rather than effective inspiration. This class is about getting inspired by the city you live in or nearby. You'll learn why getting away from your desk and devices, and planning a day exploring your city, will inspire you in a deeper, truer, and more authentic way. The course covers where to go, what to bring, how to explore, and a bunch of other tips.

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How to Write Best-Selling, Award-Winning Fiction

Image Description K.C. Finn
10 lessons
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36m
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94%

There is a fine balance between writing high-quality fiction that’s good enough to win awards and writing fiction that is also accessible and attractive to make great sales. This course teaches the fundamentals of both good writing and good marketing sense so that you too can produce the best books you’ve ever written—and make a living from them.

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