Make Your Sentences Sing: 7 Sentence Openers to Add Music to Your Prose

FREE mini-course to enhance the way you write (with ideas to apply right away)!

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This short video course will remind you of the variety of sentence openers you can use to create variety within sentences and enhance the way you write.

If you paid attention in English class, this may feel like a review of the basics. But why not sign up and remind yourself of the tools you have on hand for crafting better sentences?


If you long to improve the musicality of your message, the flow of your prose, and the fluency of your sentences, start at the beginning—

the beginning of your sentences, that is.

This mini-course reminds you to mix things up and gives you a refresher on sentence openers you can experiment with right away.

Are you an ambitious learner? For deeper instruction, some lessons include links to resources offering detailed explanation.

Enroll today!

Work through the short lectures, and play around with your next writing project to discover how switching things up adds life and music to your prose.


Who's the voice behind the slides?

Your Instructor

Ann Kroeker
Ann Kroeker

"I help established and emerging writers be more curious, creative, and productive."

Writing Coach Ann Kroeker leverages over 25 years of writing and editing experience in the publishing industry to equip her clients to reach their writing goals. A published author and coauthor, corporate and freelance writer, book editor, speaker, and poet, Ann has served on the editorial teams of two large online organizations and focuses on serving others in her role as a writing coach.

As a writing coach, she celebrates client successes, such as acceptance into prestigious MFA programs, signed agent and book contracts, articles and essays placed in national publications, and the launch of their own freelance writing businesses. She coauthored On Being a Writer: 12 Simple Habits for a Writing Life that Lasts, and authored Not So Fast: Slow-Down Solutions for Frenzied Families and The Contemplative Mom.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this course really free?
It sure is! Make Your Sentences Sing is my gift to you, so you can improve your writing in this one specific way: through trying different sentence openers. Simply click through the "Enroll for Free" button to create a Teachable account (or log in if you already have one), and the system should drop you directly into the content.
Will I get to know Ann's teaching style through this free course?
You won't see me in this course, but you will hear me as I explain the various types of sentence openers using a slide deck to illustrate and describe. You'll get a feel for my upbeat, positive personality, which I bring to my one-on-one coaching sessions as well as group coaching in my membership and courses.
What if I don't like it?
This free course is a gift to you, and I sincerely hope you benefit from it. Not every course ends up being what we hope for or expect, though. If you don't like it, feel free to let me know. I may try to improve it and as I expand to offer additional content, I'll listen to your input.
How else can I work with Ann?
You can explore all the ways to work with me, both free and paid, on my Everything page: This free course is listed on that page along with one-on-one coaching options, my courses—including my book proposal program (Your Compelling Book Proposal, YCBP), and my platform membership, Your Platform Matters (YPM). You can also listen to my podcast, "Ann Kroeker, Writing Coach."

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