Learn how to write magazine and newspaper articles that sell through this long-running and popular freelance writing course. Veteran Vancouver freelance writer Jennifer Van Evra (Globe and Mail, CBC, Vancouver magazine, Vancouver Sun, International Architecture and Design, many others) shares time-tested, step-by-step instructions on developing ideas, researching effectively, conducting successful interviews, writing pitches that editors can't resist, structuring articles, dealing with editors, marketing and more. Though a range of carefully tailored exercises, you’ll also build and strengthen your newfound skills — and get a visit from a high-level guest editor. A fun and non-intimidating class that’s great for beginners and more established writers alike. For hundreds of students, it has also led to successful publication in major magazines and newspapers, including the Washington Post,the Wall Street Journal, the Globe and Mail, the Guardian, New York magazine, the South China Morning Post, Vancouver Magazine, Fine Gardening, the Vancouver Sun, enRoute and many more.
This course can be applied to the UBC Certificate in Professional Communication.
This course is offered in two formats: 100% online or in-class.