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All SA Writers' College Courses for 2014 / 2015


Here is the range of SA Writers' College writing courses we have on offer in 2014. Browse through our online writing courses and feel free to contact us with questions; we can assist and advise you regarding the best writing course for you.

JOURNALISM

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Basics of Feature Writing R 3295.00 The Basics of Feature Writing Course introduces you to the structure and format of feature articles, and teaches you how to write readable articles for print and web publications. (More...) Enrol here
Magazine Journalism R 4995.00 Everything you need to write articles for magazines - plus the chance to get published! Expert tutorage by well-known South African journalists, including Tracey Hawthorne, Karin Schimke, Hayley Leibowitz and Lisa Lazarus (more...) Register
Advanced  Magazine Journalism R 5295.00 This exciting journalism course offers you the chance to write three publishable articles for magazines. With specialist supervision from well-known journalists. (*Conditions apply) (more...) btn_enquire.gif
Tydskrifjoernalistieke Kursus R 4995.00 Die Tydskrifjoernalistieke kursus neem jou stap-vir-stap deur die prosesse waardeur elke joernalis moet gaan om tydskrifartikels te kan skryf en verkoop. Kursusopleier is Danielle Barfoot  (more...) btn_enquire.gif
Travel Writing R 4995.00 Learn how to write travel articles for leading local and international publications, and write a publishable travel piece. Under the tutelage of the multi-award winning travel writers Don Pinnock and Yvonne van Dongen. (more...) btn_enquire.gif
Broadcast Journalism R 4995.00 Break into the exciting world of writing and reporting for radio and TV. This course teaches you the insider know-how to work as a broadcast journalist, under the expert tutelage of Ed Richardson. (more...) btn_enquire.gif
Write a Non-Fiction Book R 6495.00 This 10-module online writing course will help you write a non-fiction book, providing ongoing support and detailed feedback on your manuscript-in-progress. (more...) btn_enquire.gif

 

 

 

 

CREATIVE WRITING

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Basics of Creative Writing R 3495.00 A beginner writer's toolkit. Master the basic writing skills required for all forms of creative writing. Practice your writing in dozens of fun exercises in this four-month online course, under the guidance of award-winning writer Helen Brain. (more...) btn_enquire.gif
Advanced Creative Writing R 3795.00 A continuation course that explores more advanced techniques of creative writing.
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Die Basiese Kreatiewe Skryfkursus R 3495.00 ‘n Inleidende kursus vir aspirantskrywers van kortverhale, romans, memoires en boeke vir kinders. Student lewer 40 geskrewe oefeninge met persoonlike hulp van ‘n studieleier. Kursusopleiers is die bekroonde Wilna Adriaanse en Carina Diedericks-Hugo (more...) btn_enquire.gif
Short Story Writing for Magazines R 4995.00 Award-winning writer, Ginny Swart, has over 450 published short stories to her name. Under her tutelage, you'll get all the writing skills training you need to write and sell your short stories to magazines, both locally and internationally. (more...) btn_enquire.gif
Literary Short and Flash Fiction R 4995.00 Have you always loved writing stories, and wish you could become a published writer? In this course, we teach you all the writing tools you need to write short stories, and share some tips to help you get them published in literary print and online journals. (more...) btn enquire

Literêre Kort- en Kitsfiksie-Kursus

R 4995.00 This course is the same at our Literary Short and Flash Fiction course but assignments would be submitted in Afrikaans. Critique will be given in Afrikaans. Tutored by Maya Fowler. (more...) btn enquire
Write a Novel R 6495.00 With one-on-one training by the acclaimed Alex Smith, Fiona Ingram, Andrew Salomon and Maya Fowler, this course is perfect for aspiring novelists. Learn about the writing life, start writing your novel and find out how to get it published. (more...) btn_enquire.gif
Advanced Novel Writing R 7495.00 This course provides all the support and structure for the completion of your novel, with one-on-one guidance from award-winning tutors. (more...) btn_enquire.gif
Skryf 'n Roman R 6495.00 Het jy nog altyd daarvan gedroom om ‘n roman te skryf? Ons interessante en praktiese aanlynskryfkursus is ontwikkel om jou stap vir stap te begelei. Jy kry deurlopend kundige raad, leiding en ondersteuning van Wilna Adriaanse, ‘n ervare en bekroonde Afrikaanse skrywer. (more...) btn_enquire.gif
Introduction to Poetry R 3295.00 Let award-winning poet Fiona Zerbst guide you through this online poetry course, teaching you the basic tools of poetry. The writing course covers line length, figures of speech, metered verse, tone, imagery and lyrics. (more...) btn_enquire.gif
Scriptwriting R 4395.00 Write and sell your own stage play, radio play or movie script. Tutored by multi-award-winning playwright and author, Karen Jeynes, this course will guide you from your big idea to the sellable finished product. (more...) btn_enquire.gif
Writing for Video Games R 8195.00
This 10-module online course will teach you how to write the dialogues, concept documents, in-game text, and the host of other narrative assets that you'll find in video games.(more...)
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Write a Childrens' Book R 6495.00 Award-winning author, Helen Brain, has published over 30 books for children. Her course will teach you how to write for this demanding audience, and help you sell your completed manuscript. (more...) btn_enquire.gif
Skryf 'n Kinderboek R 6495.00 As jy nog altyd ‘n kinderboek wou skryf, is hierdie kursus net die ding vir jou. Leer die vaardighede en geniet al die ondersteuning wat jy nodig het om ‘n boek vir 8-12-jariges te skryf. Boonop kan jy uitvind hoe om jou werk gepubliseer te kry. Kursusopleier is die bekroonde skrywer Carina Diedericks-Hugo. (more...) enrol
Advanced Write a Book for Children and Young Adults Course R 7495.00 Our Advanced Write a Children’s Book Course is designed to support you as you apply the skills you learned in the Basics Course to your second novel for children and young adults. (more...) Register
Write Your Memoir R 4995.00

Start writing your memoir with line by line mentoring by memoirist Lisa Lazarus. Learn the tools used by published memoir writers to get your story completed. (more...)

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Creative Writing for High School Students R 3495.00 Take your creative writing skills to a new level and learn how to write gripping stories and essays. Practice your writing in 42 fun exercises under the guidance of award-winning writer Helen Brain. (more...) btn_enquire.gif

 

 

 

 

BUSINESS & GENERAL

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Writing Coach Course R 4995.00 Give your writing a makeover with this customised writing course. Learn to use words with flair and confidence, under the guidance of professional wordsmith Susan Williams. (more...) btn_enquire.gif
Business Writing Toolkit R 3295.00 Learn the most important business writing skills you need. This seven module course will make a difference to your written communication skills and boost your writing confidence. (more...) btn_enquire.gif
Grammar Skills (English 2nd Language) R 3995.00 Brush up your grammar skills in this rigorous training course. Perfect for students, entry-level employees and anyone who has English as a second language. (more...) btn_enquire.gif
Grammar for Writers (English 1st Language) R 4795.00 Comprehensive, challenging and practical, the courses aim to untangle the rules so you can identify and eliminate writing errors you may have been making for years. (more...) Apply for course here
Write Better Newsletters R 3495.00 Learn to write enjoyable, informative news articles for the workplace. Let us help you come up with great topics, effective research and well written articles ready for submission. (more...) btn_enquire.gif
Write Better Letters R 1695.00 Learn to write perfect letters for the workplace. (more...) btn_enquire.gif

 

 

 

 

SPECIALIST COURSES

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Copy-Editing and Proofreading R 3295.00 This four-month course will teach the basic skills of proofreading, and covers the basic grammar and punctuation rules of English, so that language practitioners can make informed, consistent and confident decisions in their copy-editing. (more...) Apply for course here
Writing for the Web R 4995.00 Learn proven principles of web writing, writing content and adverts for the web, plus how to help online visitors find the information they want, navigate your site and stay on your site. With personal, supportive feedback for every assignment of the course from web guru Karen Lotter. (more...) btn_enquire.gif
Writing for Social Media R 3295.00 This course is for people within the communications industry wanting to learn more about web writing, small business owners wanting to increase their cyber footprint and anyone wanting to understand and control all of the current social media. (more...) btn_enquire.gif
Writing a blog that will get read R 3495.00 This course will teach you about writing blog posts that are findable.  It is about using keywords, images and tags that are appropriate to your blog; it is about encouraging you to write great, original content - but most of all, it is about teaching you to write a blog that will get read. (more...) btn enquire
Press Release and Media Writing R 4295.00
Learn the writing skills demanded by the challenging and burgeoning field of public relations, and write a sellable press release. Tutored by international PR expert Fiona Walsh. (more...)
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Copywriting R 4995.00 Learn how to create effective advertising ideas and develop your skills as a writer to communicate them in a relevant, rewarding and unexpected way. This eight-module course is facilitated by professional copywriter Mandy Speechly. (more...) btn_enquire.gif

Indien jy meer oor die SA Writers' College Afrikaanse aanlyn skryfkursusse wil weet, kontak ons hier.

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