Creative Writing for Freelancers

In today’s culture stories are king; everything we are and everything we do is based on stories. Our core beliefs are usually based on stories from our religious scripts such as the bible, or on our nation’s story, making us …

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In today’s culture stories are king; everything we are and everything we do is based on stories. Our core beliefs are usually based on stories from our religious scripts such as the bible, or on our nation’s story, making us patriots who love their country. It’s a well known fact that the pen is mightier than the sword, as stories can bring peace between nations, or wreak havoc in war. A creative writer needs to make everything exciting, from articles, blog posts, and item descriptions in stores, to books, screenplays and anything else that has words. Think of it as wordsmithing, and like any other profession, practice makes perfect.

What is Creative Writing:
The ability to create a compelling piece of writing that the reader just can’t put down until the very end. The ability to use all the writing techniques that have been around since the dawn of mankind, and yes, it goes back to the storytellers around the campfire in caves. Throughout history, giants such as Socrates, Homer, and Shakespeare have created countless writing techniques; and we, as creative writers, need to know and implement as many of them as possible, in order to not only write well, but also not to mix genres and story types. Imagine having a mishmash of fantasy and sci-fi mixed with horror; the number of people who would actually enjoy it will dwindle down with every added style.

Creative Writing and Freelancing:
Every freelancer can benefit from a little creative writing, and learn from the experience of a veteran freelancer:

1. Know the basic rules of writing and the different styles.
2. Understand how to make your message heard and remembered.
3. Be able to attract more clients with a sharper message.
4. Understand the different goals of different clients and how to reach these goals.
5. Learn a few tips and tricks on how to become more efficient and productive.

In this webinar you’ll learn how to look at the written word from a new perspective, and how to sharpen your skills just enough to start your journey of becoming someone who can truly make the pen stronger than the sword.

Course Curriculum

Total learning: 1 lesson Time: 1 hour

ABOUT INSTRUCTOR

Roy Shapira is a freelance author and creative writer. Over the past 20 years, Roy has written for a variety of mediums, from screenplays for TV, movies and videos, to fiction and non-fiction books and eBooks, and video games. Roy creates full universes with lively characters, with natural-sounding dialogue, many bit characters, plot devices and much more. Roy also provides proofreading, editing, graphic design, plot-doctoring, copywriting, ghostwriting and content writing services. Roy has published several of his own books on Amazon, that reached top-ratings in their categories. In addition, Roy has lead small and large scale projects in tech and entertainment as a director and producer. One of Roy’s passion projects is teaching survival techniques, and he has over 2,000 followers which he teaches self reliability, sustainability and self defense. Everything Roy does comes from his passion to create amazing content efficiently and within a positive work environment.

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  • Excellent training!

    I work as a freelance writer and am constantly looking for inspiration. I can say that I gained a lot from this course. A person in the field of creative writing must constantly draw on other people's experiences and gather ideas for himself. You can get a lot of inspiration from Roy. I'm so glad I came across him. Thank you Roy!

  • Great!

    Great training! Thanks for the opportunity to learn so much about creative writing. You are awesome :) :) :)

  • The best course

    Extremely useful course for me. Roy is an excellent lecturer and shares important ideas and concepts from his practice. Thanks!

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