Nonfiction 101


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.

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