Make Your Sentences Sing

7 Sentence Openers to Add Music to Your Prose

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

If you paid attention in English class, this may feel like a return to the basics. But why not refresh your memory? In just a few lessons, you'll revisit these tools you can use to craft better sentences!

This short video course will remind you of the 7 sentence openers you can use to create variety within sentences and enhance the way you write.

Write right away!

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.

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.


I'm Ann

A writing coach, author, speaker, and host of the "Ann Kroeker, Writing Coach" podcast, I work with clients one-to-one, through programs and courses, and through Your Platform Matters (YPM), my platform membership program. 

My website offers loads of writing-related content, which has landed on The Write Life's annual “100 Best Websites for Writers” list every year since 2016.

I leverage over three decades of experience in the writing and publishing world to support writers looking for input and confidence to advance their careers. My clients have achieved personal goals, landed contracts, hit bestseller lists, and won awards.

I've presented at conferences, retreats, and summits; 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.

I'm thrilled to bring you this free course as my gift to you.

Writing is my deep joy and coaching is my great passion.

Ann Kroeker, Writing Coach

Real Success Stories

Working with Ann Kroeker has been the single most valuable addition to my writing life. Not only are her courses packed with valuable information, but her heart for her clients and passion for helping them reach their writing goals shines through in everything she does. 

Eva Kubasiak

author, podcaster, YouTuber

My writing coach gave me tools to package my communication—like a framework to organize my ideas—and they're coming together and impacting my work. I've advanced to the next level as a coach in my business, and I've led trainings that had greater reach and brought in more business because of those skills.

Joe Peoples

business coach

I cannot recommend her highly enough! Ann is an expert coach and a warm soul. And I think she might be a tiny bit magic.

Kim Hyland

author, speaker

Frequently asked questions

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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 coaching style with 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."