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Walter Mosley is an acclaimed, award-winning novelist who has had a long, successful career entertaining audiences with his works that cross genres, from hardboiled detective no...

Jan 19, 2021


Journalism is an integral part of a free, democratic society because it provides citizens with access to important information about their government and informs public official...

Dec 10, 2020


Have you ever dreamed of writing a published novel? You’re not alone. In this edition of Member Showcase, nine writers from the MasterClass Community share how MasterClass gave ...

Nov 25, 2020


Transition words are useful for all types of writers. Whether you’re attempting academic writing, blogging, speech writing, or writing fiction, transition words can help refine ...

Nov 13, 2020


Conclusions are at the end of nearly every form of writing. A good conclusion paragraph can change a reader’s mind when they reach the end of your work, and knowing how to write...

Nov 4, 2020


With a great summary, you can condense a range of information, giving readers an aggregation of the most important parts of what they’re about to read (or in some cases, see). A...

Nov 4, 2020


From magazines to academic essays, you can find body paragraphs across many forms of writing. Learn more about how to write engaging body paragraphs that support the central ide...

Oct 29, 2020


Though the literary terms "tone" and "mood” may seem interchangeable, they are not synonyms.

Oct 28, 2020


Gonzo journalism is an unconventional style of journalism that relies on the reporter’s personal involvement in the story. While traditional reporting relies on hard facts, gon...

Oct 26, 2020