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Shani Raja

4.9 (25 reviews)

About us

Shani Raja was a senior editor at The Wall Street Journal, where he also trained many news reporters and editors. During his long career as a professional journalist, Shani also wrote for The EconomistTime magazine, the Financial TimesDow Jones Newswires and Bloomberg News.

Shani left journalism to teach the advanced writing and storytelling techniques he’d learned as a top-tier news editor. His courses have helped authors, bloggers, business writers, Tedx speakers and journalists to boost their copywriting skills.

Today, Shani’s online writing programs are among the most popular in the world, with close to a million students enrolled in more than 200 countries.

Why choose us


What Shani's Students Are Saying


Nicolas Johnson 

"Most great teachers can’t write, and most great writers can’t teach. Shani Raja is one of the few who excels at both..."

Vera Sprothen, author of Flow Generation

"Shani taught me how to create narratives with the rigour of a craftsman and the elegance of a composer..."

Michelle Bullas 

"Cuts through everything to the heart of excellent writing..."


"Taught me in a few hours writing principles that would have taken me years to learn on my own..."

Ede Omokhudu

"I'm really blowing away the competition at work..."

Emmanuel E. *****

"Shani! You just changed my life, and the way I communicate.’"

Mulk Raj

"Felt like a window into another world..."

Susan F. *****

"Excellent class on overall writing strategies and mindsets..."



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