Whether you want to get published, work in the writing industry, or write for your own pleasure, our writing courses will help you get there.

Learn to write in one of 40 specialised writing courses, and receive one-to-one mentoring by award-winning writers on our SA Writers College staff.

Study at your own pace, from the comfort of your home.



 

JOURNALISM COURSES

Journalism-Courses at SA Writers College
Journalism-Courses at SA Writers College
Business-and-Grammar-Course at SA Writers College

BUSINESS AND GRAMMAR COURSES

Business-and-Grammar-Course at SA Writers College

CREATIVE WRITING COURSES

Creative-Writing Courses at SA Writers College
Creative-Writing Courses at SA Writers College
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SPECIALIST COURSES

Specialiest-Writing-Courses at SA Writers College


 

 

Why Choose SA Writers College?

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Learn how to write from the comfort of your home, with one-to-one feedback and expert supervision.
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Read course feedback from graduate students since 2005. SA Writers College was one of the first online writing colleges in the world.
 
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Our Journalism Students' Successes

 

Our journalism students have sold their articles to these mainstream print and digital magazines below. They walk away with the skills and confidence to write sellable articles for publications around the world.

 

 
 
Magazines our students have been published in
 



Creative Writing Successes

 

Many of our creative writing students have gone on to publish their novels, short stories, poetry and children's books. This is testament to their dedication, as well as the calibre of their tutors! Below is a selection of their published books.

 

 
 
Some of the books our students have gone on to publish
 



Business Writing Successes


With a focus on practical writing skills, we are registered vendors for training writers at some of the biggest companies in South Africa.
 

 
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Our student writing successes


 

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Download our free short story anthologies showcasing inspiring African stories from the winners of our short story competitions.

 
SA Writers College Short Story Anthology Vol.1 | Click to Download
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Free Writing Tips on Our Blog

 

Over 400 expert articles on creative writing, freelance magazine journalism, blogging, article writing, proofreading, web writing and copywriting.

 
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Entering competitions is a great way to take your writing to the next level. Explore local and international competitions and get stuck in.

 

At SA Writers College, we sponsor an annual short story competition, free to enter for any beginner writer residing in South Africa.

 


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About Us

We offer specialised, online writing courses tutored by award-winning writers in South Africa. Get the writing tools you need, expert insider advice and hours and hours of writing practice.
 

Locations

Study from anywhere in South Africa: Cape Town, Western Cape; Johannesburg and Pretoria, Gauteng; Durban and Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal; Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape; Bloemfontein, Free State; Nelspruit, Mpumalanga; Kimberley, Northern Cape and Polokwane, Limpopo.
 

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Nichola Meyer or Koos Turenhout
Email: [email protected]

You can also leave a voice message on 021 813 9224 and we will phone you back within one working day.

9am to 5pm Monday to Friday

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