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14 hours

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Difficulty level

Beginner

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  • This third course in the ?Good with Words: Writing and Editing? series will give you a number of strategies to help with what is often the most intimidating, even paralyzing part of the writing process: getting started.
  • You?ll learn about the ?planning fallacy? and ?temptation bundling.? You?ll get a chance to experiment with ?freewriting? and ?writing before you are ready.? And you?ll continue to benefit, through our ongoing ?Good Sentences? and ?Takeaways? segments, from the models and advice of a diverse set of writers.
  • As with the other three courses in this series, you will also get access to a wide range of books and other resources you can use even after you finish the course. These include:
  • (1)the readings and exercises provided to the students who have taken the in-person version of this course at the University of Michigan and the University of Chicago;
  • (2)two digital libraries of excellent writing from a diverse collection of journalists, scientists, novelists, poets, historians, and entrepreneurs;
  • (3)a monthly ?Good Sentences? email.
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Curriculum

The Fantasy of the Uninitiated

Introduction

Personalize Your Defaults

Temptation Bundling

Lamott and Elbow

Punctuation and Professionalism: Semicolons

Notes on Nuance: "Simultaneously"

Takeaways

Student Takeaways: Garbage in Your Head

Teaching Style + Resources

Help Us Learn More About You!

Class Clips

Writer's Block

Madman, Architect, Carpenter, Judge

Edit Our Edits

Exercise?The Cost of Perfectionism (Optional)

Punctuation and Professionalism: Introduction and Review

Notes on Nuance: Introduction and Review

Good Sentences: Introduction and Review

Good Sentences (Children)

Exercise?Takeaways Reflection

Low-Stakes Practice

Low-Stakes Practice

Low-Stakes Practice

Low-Stakes Practice

Semicolons

Nuance Practice: Simultaneously

Weekly Review (Graded)

The Planning Fallacy

Previously On

Previously On: Personalized Defaults

The Planning Fallacy and Buffer or Suffer

Punctuation and Professionalism: Semicolon Substitution

Notes on Nuance: Equal Parts

Takeaways

Student Takeaway: Buffer or Suffer

Previously On: Introduction and Review

Exercise?Previously On

The Planning Fallacy

The Boss as "Buffer"

Exercise?Predicting Projects

Exercise?Predicting Projects (Low Stakes)

Exercise?Predicting Projects (High Stakes)

Class Clips

My First Time (The Paris Review)

Fresh-Start Effect

Habits

Habitats

Notes on Nuance: Equal Parts

Good Sentences (Jobs)

Exercise?Takeaways Reflection

Low-Stakes Practice

Low-Stakes Practice

Low-Stakes Practice

Low-Stakes Practice

Punctuation Practice: Semicolon Substitution

Weekly Review (Graded)

Write Before You Are Ready

Previously On

Previously On: The Key to Getting Ahead Is Getting Started

Write Before You Are Ready

Punctuation and Professionalism: Semicolons and Complex Lists

Notes on Nuance: "However"

Takeaways

Exercise?Previously On

Class Clips

Start Fast

Pitches and Proposals (Resources)

Student-->Teacher (Optional)

(Optional) Word Choice, Word Confusion

Good vs. Well

Notes on Nuance: "However"

Exercise?Good Sentences (Environment)

Exercise?Takeaways Reflection

Low-Stakes Practice

Low-Stakes Practice

Low-Stakes Practice

Low-Stakes Practice

Word Choice, Word Confusion

Low-Stakes Practice

Punctuation Practice: Semicolons and Complex Lists

Notes on Nuance Practice: "However"

Weekly Review (Graded)

To Name is To Know and Remember

Previously On

To Name is to Know and Remember

Punctuation and Professionalism: Semicolon Deviation

Notes on Nuance: "At Best/At Worst"

Takeaways

Exercise?Previously On

Good with Words Chapter 10 ("To Name is to Know and Remember")

Class Clips

Notes on Nuance: "At Best/At Worst"

Exercise?Good Sentences (Property)

Exercise?Takeaways Reflection

Book Recommendations (Psychology)

(Optional) Exercise?Thank You Letter

Course Feedback

Keep Learning with Michigan Online

Low-Stakes Practice

Low-Stakes Practice

Punctuation Practice: Semicolon Deviation

Notes on Nuance Practice "At Best/At Worst"

Weekly Review (Graded)

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    May 25, 2024
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