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Training Courses for Writers
Creative Writing Technical
Writing Editing Journalism
PR /Corporate Communications
Journalism - Freelance
Freelance Journalism (Correspondence
All aspects of journalism covered including: writing articles, features, interview skills,
research, editing text, dealing with newspaper and magazine editors, writing non-fiction
books, freelance selling your work, worldwide. Getting a writing job. Heaps more.
Registered with NZQA. Free info pack from Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Freelance Travel Writing &
Photography (Correspondence Course)
All aspects of travel journalism and simple photography covered including: writing travel
articles, features, interview skills, research, editing text, dealing with newspaper and
travel magazine editors, writing non-fiction travel books, freelance selling your work,
worldwide. Getting a writing job. Heaps more. Registered with NZQA. Email: email@example.com
Sports Journalism, Freelance (Correspondence Course)
All the sports reporter skills taught by correspondence: interviewing players, coaches,
research, writing game/match reports, editing, PR, how-to books. Hobby or career. www.nzibs.co.nz . Contact Details: NZIBS New
Zealand Institute of Business Studies POBox 51811, Auckland. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone 0800-801994.
Breaking Into Major Magazines (Correspondence Course)
An advanced, self-paced, distance-learning course that
teaches the skills you need to get published in top magazines. Course includes
feedback on eight course assignments from 20+ year veteran freelancer Marcia Yudkin of the
U.S. Contact Details: http://www.yudkin.com/majormagazines.htm
Professional Creative Writing - Short
Stories, Novels, Poetry, Scripts (Correspondence Course)
All aspects of creative writing covered including developing characters, plots,
story ideas, dealing with editors and publishers. Writing fiction books, family history,
selling your work, worldwide. Getting a writing job. Heaps more. Registered with
NZQA. Free info pack from Email: email@example.com
Professional Children's Writer - Writing Stories For Children
Understanding the different styles of stories required for different ages.
Understanding the need for pace, plot and believable characters in children's stories.
Dealing with book editors and publishers. Research skills, editing your text. Illustrated
picture books. Building education value into a story. Selling your work, worldwide.
Getting a job as a writer. Heaps more. Registered with NZQA. Free info pack from Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Online Creative Writing Course
Eagle Productions' online writing courses (the ORIGINAL online writing course).
Introductory and Advanced: 15 entertaining lessons by Craig Lock, a prolific writer.
How to get published. Learn to write articles, poetry, short stories, novels,
autobiographies and even books...and have fun at the same time as making some money. see http://www.nzenterprise.com/writer/creative.html
, Phone: 64 6 8674312
The Writing School, Wellington (Correspondence
The Writing School is a correspondence school specialising in all forms of creative
writing. Comprehensive Creative Writing Course: Poetry Writing Course:
Romantic Fiction: TV and Scripting: Children's Writing: Novel Writing:
Article Writing: Short Story Writing. 3rd Floor, Hope Gibbons Building, Cnr Taranaki and
Courtenay Place, Wellington PH: 04 385 0623 Fax: 04 385 0622
Writingclasses.co.uk (Correspondence Course)
Online creative writing school based in Edinburgh, Scotland. We teach small groups of
students in an online environment. You receive weekly notes, writing assignments, comments
from your tutor and other students on your courses. You can log on whenever you want and
from anywhere. View our website at http://www.writingclasses.co.uk
Technical Writing for Business Systems and User
Documents [Hamilton or On-site]
Knowledge and application of technical writing elements for industry purposes such as
quality assurance and procedures. Core subjects include document use requirements,
document format, writing style, and format mechanics. Subjects also include use of
diagrams, introductory documents, procedure documents and technical writing format
checks. FREE process analysis techniques and generic training administration guide.
Email for English language info pack email@example.com
The Graduate Diploma of Technical Communication
Taught entirely online by the Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology. Courses
include Writing and Editing, Research and Theory, Document Development and Document
Design. Students are required to complete an elective and an internship. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.technicalcommunicationcourses.com
(See also the discussion "NZ Writing
Courses - Editing, Proofreading and Technical Writing")
PR / Corporate Communications Writing
The PR Academy (Correspondence,
The PR Academy offers online training, certification and career advancement strategies in
public relations writing. Learn to use your writing talents in this growing field, or
start and manage your own freelance public relations business. Visit The PR Academy at www.learnpr.com.
Writing content for web and intranet.
[QWICKIT: an online, self-study, self-paced course.]
How to make online text findable, skim-readable, usable, accessible, credible and
profitable. We teach only the essential skills, the ones that can double the usability of
your web site. Course developer: Rachel McAlpine. Email: email@example.com
For more information on NZ Editing
Writing Courses - Editing, Proofreading and Technical Writing"
Diplomas in Professional Writing - Whitireia Community
Polytechnic [Porirua, Wellington] A total package including creative writing, editing,
corporate writing, copy writing, script/screen writing.
Whitireia Community Polytechnic has limited places in its
extended 2001 writing programme. This three-stage programme combines the passion and
originality of writing, excellence in the craft, and the practical business knowledge
needed for free-lance writing. Choose from the Diploma of Professional Writing,
Advanced Diploma in Professional Writing or Advanced Diploma in Applied Arts
(Writing). Check out our website for more details. The Writing Programme
Coordinator, Whitireia Community Polytechnic, Private Bag 50910, PORIRUA CITY, NZ,
Ph: 04 237 3104, www.whitireia.ac.nz
National Certificate in Journalism (introductory) at
Waiariki Institute of Technology, Rotorua (On-Site - Rotorua,New Zealand)
This is a new course, developed by the NZ Journalism Training Organisation, to
"staircase" students into journalism, who need to do some intensive work on
their basic written skills. It is 18 weeks long and is designed to lead into a diploma
course. Subject covered include: writing, presenting news, interviewing, news knowledge,
ethics, sub editing, the Treaty of Waitangi, and preparing stories for print and
radio. Contact Details: Patti Williams phone 64 (0) 7 3468828.