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Good creative writing courses include Creative Writing 101, Write Your Novel Now, and any of the online courses in writing fiction offered through Ed2Go.com or WritersStudio.com. Tuition prices range from about $50 to $4... More »

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Free English writing courses are available through a number of sources, including Study.com, MIT, the New Jersey Institute of Technology and Purdue University. As of 2015, most of these courses do not offer college or sc... More »

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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology OpencCourseWare, Washington State Colleges Open Course Library and the Utah State University offer free online English advanced fiction writing classes. The sites provide free on... More »

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Writers Digest has several sources filled with ideas for developing creative writing prompts. One of the most popular techniques is to use real-life experiences and events as a starting point for writing. Another techniq... More »

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People can write mystery stories for money by getting their stories accepted in magazines and anthologies (mystery or general fiction, online or print), or publishing them, either via self-publishing or through a publish... More »

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Expository writing explains or describes a given topic. Expository writing is fact-based, and the gathering of accurate information is an important first step in the writing process. The techniques for structuring an eff... More »

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In writing, the controlling idea conveys the author’s opinions and feelings about a particular topic. The controlling idea serves as an emotional foreshadow by introducing the point of view of an author and, in turn, set... More »

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