What You'll Learn

Legal writing can go bad in many ways, but it often starts with the words. Many can be downright dull and boring. This course will teach you moves to power up your words.

  • Learn to choose your words with care and to deliver a particular effect.

  • Discover how strong verbs can replace many nouns and adjectives that make writing flat.

  • Understand why descriptors like adjectives and adverbs bog down writing—and how to avoid them.

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Wordsmithing Lessons

  • 1

    Introduction

    • An Introduction to Wordsmithing

  • 2

    Verbs that Burst

    • The Basics

    • The Steps

    • Deep Dive

    • Recap

    • Master It

    • Strong Verb Ideas

  • 3

    Devious Descriptors

    • The Basics

    • The Steps

    • Deep Dive

    • Recap

    • Master It

  • 4

    FSS Words

    • The Basics

    • The Steps

    • Deep Dive

    • Recap

    • Master It

  • 5

    Word Diversity

    • The Basics

    • The Steps

    • Deep Dive

    • Recap

    • Master It

  • 6

    Naming Day

    • The Basics

    • The Steps

    • Deep Dive

    • Recap

    • Master It

  • 7

    Mastering Your Words

    • Master Your Words

  • 8

    Downloads

    • Course Checklist

    • Practice Pointers

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