David Mamet – Masterclass on Dramatic Writing

David Mamet – Masterclass on Dramatic Writing
English | Size: 1.98 GB
Category: Everything Else

David Mamet sat in on a poker game full of thieves and left with the inspiration for American Buffalo. Now, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of Glengarry Glen Ross takes you through his process for turning life’s strangest moments into dramatic art. He’ll teach you the rules of drama, the nuances of dialogue, and the skills to develop your own voice and create your masterpiece. [Read more…]

Masterclass – Malcolm Gladwell Teaches Writing

Masterclass – Malcolm Gladwell Teaches Writing
English | Size: 2.06 GB
Category: Misc Learning

Ketchup. Crime. Quarterbacks. Thanks to Malcolm Gladwell, these ordinary subjects have helped millions of readers devour complex ideas like behavioral economics and performance prediction. Now, the renowned storyteller and best-selling author of Blink and The Tipping Point is teaching his craft online for the first time. Write stories that captivate by learning how Malcolm researches topics, crafts characters, and distills big ideas into simple, powerful narratives.
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Lynda – Technical Writing Quick Start Guides – Leslie O’Flahavan

Lynda – Technical Writing: Quick Start Guides – Leslie O’Flahavan
English | Size: 384 MB
Category: E-learning | others

A quickstart guide is a short, getting-started document that usually accompanies a product or software. In this course, writing instructor Leslie O’Flahavan explains the components, best writing practices, and overall strategy for creating a quickstart guide that helps readers easily find answers to their questions. Leslie shares how to base your quickstart guide on your user manual or develop your guide by using customer feedback. She also discusses how to clearly identify the overall purpose of your guide, write clear headings, and use plain language. To wrap up, she covers methods for getting feedback from subject matter experts and users to ensure that your guide is both accurate and useful. [Read more…]

Pluralsight – Writing and Marketing a Book

Pluralsight – Writing and Marketing a Book
English | Size: 323.69 MB
Category: Tutorial

In this course you will understand the value of being an author, learn how to write your book, and effective marketing techniques and tactices. You will see some examples of authors who have seen success because of their status as an author.
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Pluralsight – Writing Better Technical Reports

Pluralsight – Writing Better Technical Reports
English | Size: 261.91 MB
Category: Tutorial

Technical professionals must occasionally write technical reports. Although there is no one right method for doing so, certain techniques and methods usually improve the results. In this course, Writing Better Technical Reports, you’ll be encapsulated with a wide-ranging discussion of structure and style into successfully writing technical reports. First, you’ll learn many of the more common writing mistakes and discover techniques for avoiding them. Next, you’ll delve into a reader-oriented approach that will improve your reports’ reception and effectiveness. [Read more…]

Writing Formal Business Letters and Emails | Tom Geller | LYNDA

Writing Formal Business Letters and Emails | Tom Geller | LYNDA
English | Size: 224.36 MB
Category: Tutorial

Learn how to write formal business letters and emails that are short, clear, and to the point. This course teaches you how to get results and build better relationships with clients, colleagues, and customers. Writer and journalist Tom Geller helps you clarify your goals, research your topic and intended audience, and structure your correspondence. Plus, get tips about writing for accessibility-making your writing comprehensible, concise, and appropriate for all readers-and following up on communication. [Read more…]

Stephen King – On Writing A Memoir of the Craft

Stephen King – On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
English | Size: 220.99 MB
Category: Copywriting

If you don’t have the time to read, you don’t have the time or the tools to write."

Here is Stephen King’s master class on his craft.

On Writing begins with a mesmerizing account of King’s childhood and his early focus on writing to tell a story. A series of vivid memories from adolescence, college, and the struggling years that led up to his first novel, Carrie, offer a fresh and often funny perspective on the formation of a writer.
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Masterclass – David Mamet Teaches Dramatic Writing

Masterclass – David Mamet Teaches Dramatic Writing
English | Size: 1.98 GB
Category: Tutorial

David Mamet is one of the most acclaimed writers of our time. His early work off-Broadway with THE DUCK VARIATIONS, SEXUAL PERVERSITY IN CHICAGO, and AMERICAN BUFFALO first earned him recognition. He has gone on to write over 30 plays, more than 15 books, and screenplays for films like THE VERDICT (1982), HOFFA (1992), and WAG THE DOG (1997). In 1987, Mamet made his feature film directorial debut with HOUSE OF GAMES, and went on to write and direct over 10 more films, shorts, and TV series. The two-time Academy Award© and Tony nominee was also awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Drama for his work on GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS in 1984. In addition to his work for the stage and screen, Mamet authored novels and essay collections like The Village (1994) and Bambi vs. Godzilla (2007). [Read more…]

O’Reilly – Writing User Stories

O’Reilly – Writing User Stories
English | Size: 1.08 GB
Category: Tutorial

The art of user story writing is a foundational element of the product manager’s skill set. In this course, you’ll gain hands-on experience writing clear and concise user stories that effectively communicate product requirements to an agile development team. In addition, you’ll practice strategies for obtaining stakeholder buy-ins, prioritizing user stories, and measuring the success of launched features. Familiarity with the agile development processes is helpful but not required.
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MasterClass.com – David Mamet Teaches Dramatic Writing

MasterClass.com – David Mamet Teaches Dramatic Writing
English | Size: 1.98 GB
Category: Tutorial

David Mamet sat in on a poker game full of thieves and left with the inspiration for American Buffalo. Now, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of Glengarry Glen Ross takes you through his process for turning life’s strangest moments into dramatic art. He’ll teach you the rules of drama, the nuances of dialogue, and the skills to develop your own voice and create your masterpiece. [Read more…]