Author: obrienatrix

Just Released: New Blogging U. Ebooks

Free open alt “writing 101”: pass it on, send to students, share and distribute widely. More people writing is good. The more people write, the better their world is. The more they write, the better they write. Sceptical self also adds provisos: so long as this is good writing about good things and for The Good. Not publicity, advertising, marketing, and other commercial taintedness. Except if done elegantly and subversively, and with at least a soupçon of satirical wit.

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Our recent Writing 101 and Writing 201 Blogging U. courses were a huge success — so we thought you should be able to enjoy them even if your schedule didn’t allow you to take them in real time.

We’re happy to announce that both courses are now offered as free ebooks, available for download in .pdf, .mobi (Kindle), and .epub (iBooks) formats. While conceived with nonfiction writers in mind, fiction writers (we know you’re out there, NaNoWriMo participants!) could find both courses just as useful.

Which ebook should you choose?

Writing 101: Build a Blogging Habit was initially designed as a four-week course. It includes 20 writing prompts, each with its own (optional) twist to push your writing in new directions, from improving your descriptions to thinking about voice and pace. In ebook form, now you can follow the course at your own rhythm and in any order you wish.

Writing 201: Finding Your…

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