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Get an overview of opportunities to write and publish nonfiction in this course designed for beginners new to the genre.
What you can learn.
- Discover the basic types of creative nonfiction
- Get tips on where to come up with ideas for new nonfiction pieces
- Learn how writers craft pitches to get the interest of editors
- Understand what editors look for in each type of writing and where to find them
About this course:
A quick taste of what it takes to pitch nonfiction articles for publication. This three-hour online workshop includes a look at the basic types of nonfiction (profiles, retrospectives, essays, how-to articles, etc.), where to get ideas, how to turn ideas into a story pitch, and what editors want. Students should come with questions and be ready to perform a short writing exercise.