Online Writing Courses: Improve your Skills in Weeks

Developing good writing skills is key to becoming a writer. Take a course, sharpen your creative toolkit, and get professional feedback.

What are your options?

Value Bundles

Get a bundle including writing tools, courses with workbooks and videos and/or coaching and save big on your 12-month plan.


Enroll in a structured online writing course

Kickstart your Novel

Finish the first three chapters of your novel and synopsis with feedback from your personal coach.

How to Write Dialogue

Learn how to format dialogue, how to use dialogue to illustrate characters, subtext and context and more.

Download a practical eBook guide

How to Plot a Story: Plotting, plans and arcs

Learn the ingredients of an intriguing plot, plotting and outlining tips, and how to write effective story arcs.

How to Write Real Characters: Creating your story's cast

Learn how to create realistic characters who move and entertain readers.

How to Write Real Characters: Character description

Learn how to describe characters at first introduction, including how to describe appearances, habits, tics, movement and more.

How to Write Scenes

Learn the elements of compelling scenes and how to start, develop and end each unit of your story effectively.

Enroll in a short, free writing course via email

Get writing tips, examples and short exercises delivered to your inbox over the next 5 days.

Beginning your Novel:

Writing a Great First Chapter

Writing a First Draft:

Organizing your Process

How to Plot a Novel:

Plot, Subplot, Arc

Writing Gripping Stories:

Pace, Tension, Action

Characterization 101:

Writing Believable Characters

Writing Vivid Setting:

Mastering 'Place'


For Fantasy and Sci-Fi Writers

Write Better Dialogue:

Crafting Conversations