The basics of feature writing course introduces you to the structure and format of feature articles, and teaches you how to write readable articles for print and web publications.
Want to write articles for print or online publications, from magazines and newsletters to webzines?
Being able to write content that is interesting, factually accurate and that holds your reader's attention is a fine art, and potentially a lucrative one too. We'll teach you the tools you need to write articles, and give you the chance to polish your writing skills in 20 writing assignments with expert feedback from a professional feature writer.
The basics of feature writing course introduces you to the structure and format of feature articles and teaches you how to write readable articles for print and web publications.
Topics include: -What exactly is a feature article? -How do print articles differ from articles for the web, and how can you write for both? -How to write compelling openers -Twenty key tips to write the body of an article -How to close your article in style
Course details: Modules: five modules (a 140-page course manual) Duration: course can be completed at own pace within three to five months Start date: at any time - applications all year round via our website
Students must complete: -20 writing exercises (assessment and feedback) -One full-length article
Admission requirements: -Basic writing skills are essential -Computer skills, email and internet access required -No previous tertiary qualification required