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Online Writing CoursesIf you love reading, composing letters, writing articles, poems, and stories then a career in writing might be the right one for you. Writing professionals enjoy a variety of career options and many industries are in need of people who have a way with words. As a writer, you can be employed in newspaper companies, magazine outfits, publishing companies, schools, public relations firms, and advertising agencies. You can also choose to write either on a full-time or part-time basis, which allows for more flexibility. As you gain more experience, you can aspire for higher positions such as assistant editor, executive editor, project manager and program manager.

A typical coursework of an online writing certificate program would cover interrelated topics and fields of study such as writing for a business, desktop publishing, copywriting, writing for the market, word processing, Web development, creative nonfiction and essay writing, fiction and poetry.

Salaries of writers would depend on a several factors such as experience and industry. In 2002, technical writers earned on average an annual salary of $51,000, while editors had a median wage of $41,000 per annum.

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  1. School: New Jersey Institute of Technology / NJIT - Grants, sponsorships and endorsements are some of the best forms of financial assistance that help students and professional alike in their ventures that would require such form of assistance. The only requirement for these forms of assistance is a sound and persuasive proposal. New Jersey Instit...
  2. School: Syracuse University - This course is for current, and as well as aspiring writers, in the genre of fiction. This course will serve as a training ground for their writing abilities. Students are going to undergo a workshop, wherein students who are experienced and young writers are taught to write effective pieces of f...
  3. School: Syracuse University - This advanced writing workshop this spring deals with the art of enigmatic poems. This serves as a platform for aspiring poets who seek to improve their skill in literature, particularly in poetry. The course also aims to expand one's range in poetry writing, and add more creativity to one's writ...
  4. School: Syracuse University - This course serves as a rigorous training ground for current and aspiring writers in the genre of fiction. This course acts as a workshop whereas writers, both experienced and young ones, are trained to write effectively pieces of fictional literature. With a main focus on short stories, creativi...
  5. School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Friday Center - By taking ENGL 313, students can gain the required credits for a college degree. It will also allow them to have a better understanding of English and learn to appreciate its intricacies. Language is at the center of all communities. Knowing about the building blocks of language will allows stud...
  6. School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Friday Center - Writing for film and television is a very important course, especially for aspiring writers who want to launch a successful career in the field of film and television. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Friday Center is now offering this course online, where one could learn...
  7. School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Friday Center - Writing is a process. Aside from determining the material they need to write about, students will also need to determine which style of writing can best express their emotions. Writing expositions can already be challenging, it becomes even more difficult when they have to write about fiction....
  8. School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Friday Center - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is now offering a writing course for individuals who would like to pursue careers as fulltime fiction writers. Intermediate Fiction Writing or ENGL 206 enables students to develop the beginning, middle and conclusion of their stories. They learn to wor...
  9. School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Friday Center - Why should native English speakers take ENGL 0? For individuals who would like to pursue a college degree, they will need to be certified to undertake college work. Term papers and researches will need to appeal to a different type of audience and will need to be written in a different tone that ...
  10. School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Friday Center - ENGL 101 or English Composition and Rhetoric is the first of a 2-semester writing course offered by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It is not a grammar course, but rather, a course designed to develop the student's capacity for thinking. Coursework includes the drafting an...
  11. School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Friday Center - ENGL 102, or English Composition and Rhetoric focuses on the argumentative prose. It teaches students the different components of argument and allows them to gain the different types of argument which can be employed in certain situations. It allows students to critically evaluate each kind and d...
  12. School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Friday Center - Individuals who are aspiring to have a fulltime career in fiction writing must learn the fundamentals of the field. Thankfully, ENGL 130, a course offering by the University of North Carolina can now help them acquire skills that will ensure their success. By completing Introduction to Fiction Wr...