Learn the essential skills and find out about connections required to become a travel and adventure journalist. Explore how, from a standing start, you can develop a profile and contacts, find stories, seek commissions and promote yourself. Learn how to write a blog, network and use different forms of social media. Get an understanding of video production, article writing and photography. Find out what other skills can help develop your career, and get a great a reading list for further development.
The Fact-based Storytelling course centres on providing support and ideas via discussion and feedback for your own specific writing projects, possibly started in Narrative Non-Fiction. Over six monthly Saturdays students will look at the way narrative drives different genres including memoir, biography, travel and food writing.
Enhance journalism skills on this Freelance Writing course in Central London and learn how to write a publishable news story or feature and how to research and develop ideas.
Learn how to create a platform and strategy for your writing that builds interest and readers.
Aimed at those who would like to have their work published and earn a living from writing, How To Market Yourself As An Author looks at the reality of the modern publishing world and what is required of you as an author aside from the writing.
Looking to write a piece of non-fiction, such as biography, memoir or travel writing?. Get expert guidance, encouragement and valuable writing skills from this creative non-fiction course.
Travel writing is one of the most enjoyable forms of journalism. There is a wide market for freelance contributions to newspapers and magazines and also for books about travel. This course will combine tuition with writing exercises to help the student understand how to produce excellent work and how best to market it.
This course is for business professionals who want to improve their writing for business skills. It is a highly practical course suitable for anyone who wants their business writing to stand out in a crowd. Topics covered include how to write marketing texts, mission statements, press releases, USPs and corporate documents for external, in-house, web and blog use; how to conduct interviews; how to edit and proof-read; how to write speeches; and how to write for the digital market. Students will be given homework and class exercises each week and tutor feedback will be given throughout the course. You will be expected to share your written work with the group as well as with the tutor, and give and receive feedback in class. Please note this is a course for those already working within a business environment. It is not suitable for those wishing to improve their English.
Writing for digital can be very different from writing for other media. This interactive course will show you how to use written content to build and strengthen your brand. It will cover writing for various online platforms including websites, blogs and social media.
Our writing the memoir one-day workshop will give students a firm grounding in key aspects of writing a memoir before embarking on a memoir of their own. Taught from our Central London campus on a Saturday, the workshop is easily accessible and fits around most schedules.