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Get your stories published, find freelance writing work, learn valuable techniques or simply experience the pleasure of releasing your words onto a page. Our friendly, expert tutors will guide you all the way.

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Basics of Creative Writing Course The Writers College

Basics of Creative Writing

This online course teaches the basic skills of creative writing: dialogue, action and description. Learn how to balance these elements in your writing, how to introduce mood and tension, and how to write scenes that read professionally.

Advanced Freelance Journalism Course The Writers College

Freelance Journalism for Magazine and Webzines

The Freelance Journalism Course teaches you how to write compelling articles, plus you’ll get insider information on how to make a living as a freelance journalist.

Writing Articles for Websites and Blogs Course The Writers College

Writing Articles for Websites and Blogs

Whether you want to earn an income from writing web articles, write content for your own blog, or your job entails writing content for digital media – we will teach you the skills to write articles that will stand out among the millions on the web.

Mastering Punctuation Course at the Writers College

Copy-editing and Proofreading Course

This five-month course will teach you the basic skills of copy-editing and proofreading so that you can make consistent and confident decisions when correcting texts.

Reviews from our students

“Nice to work on my own time, but having deadlines makes it feel worthwhile. Tutor was professional. Very good and worthwhile.” 
Kay Shacklock, Basics of Creative Writing Course

“Very informative and relevant to the industry. A great way to refine your writing skills and confirm that you are on the right track. I like the way the assignments are practical and help you enter the industry.” Mhairi Flett, Magazine Journalism Course

The Writers College and my tutor, Fiona Ingram, helped break down what seemed like an impossible task into small, achievable goals. I have absolutely no regrets and feel far more competent and confident having completed the course!” 
Gratia-Mari Joubert, Write a Novel Course

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Suzanne, Basics of Creative Writing Course

“At all times, my expectations were exceeded. This is an excellent way to study in the convenience of my own home with a professional personal tutor.”
Kerry Montgomery, Short Story Writing for Magazines Course