Spark your creativity and start writing with this online writing course bundle. You will learn the mechanics of writing and editing, and have your story work-shopped by peers.
Creative writing is more than just having a good idea for a story. To be a writer, you must know the mechanics of writing, have strong editing skills, and be able to give and receive constructive feedback in a writer's workshop. If you have an idea for a story, these online writing courses will help you create a publishable piece of fiction or nonfiction.
Beginning Writer's Workshop
Learn how to bring your creative writing piece to life. Like a true writing workshop, you will learn literary techniques, peer review a classmate's work, and receive constructive criticism on your work.
Learn the fundamentals of strong writing. Writing Essentials focuses on composition, grammar, and structure, so you can create clear and effective paragraphs.
The Keys to Effective Editing
Become your own editor. You will learn how shape a rough draft into a final draft with professional editing techniques.
Suite bundles are not eligible for partial drops or refunds. Transfers to other open sessions of the same course are available. Please refer to your school for additional details regarding drops, transfers, and refunds on Suite bundles.
Instructional Material Requirements:
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
Ann Linquist is a continuing education instructor on college campuses, at corporations, and with non-profit organizations. She has helped thousands of adults learn to tackle their writing tasks with enthusiasm. Having written everything from novels to newsletters, articles to ad copy, Linquist is able to address the writing needs of each individual. The breadth of her background ensures a powerful, involving learning experience that builds on the strengths of each participant.
Jacquelyn Landis has worked as a nonfiction editor for more than 15 years. Her editing repertoire includes books, articles, and business manuals written by authors such as Eva Shaw, George Carpozi, Anthony Robbins, and Tom Blair. She has been a speaker in the UCSD Extension program and has participated in writing panels at the University of San Diego. Landis is also the author of numerous published books and magazine articles. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from San Diego State University.
Carmen Marquez is a seasoned journalist, writer, and writing instructor. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Rutgers University and teaching certificate from Montclair State University.