If you’re keen to pursue a career that allows you to use your talent for writing – then this course, written by a successful author, offers all knowledge and skills you need to navigate the hurdles on the road to getting your work published.
Our Writing for a Living online course covers practical information and advice on different aspects of becoming a published writer. Supported by an expert tutor, you’ll complete three assignments to evaluate your knowledge as your progress. Along the way you’ll learn about publishing platforms and gain invaluable tips on starting as a freelancer.
This course will help you to prepare for and reflect on embarking on a career in writing and is designed to offer you the best possible chance of seeing your work published!
If you’d like to focus on turning your hobby into a career, love writing and have a way with words, then studying Writing for a Living online at a flexible pace suited to your lifestyle, is the ideal way to turn your passion into pounds!
You’ll start by considering your goals and dreams, followed by an analysis of what type of writing you offer and how this could potentially earn income. Next, you’ll consider potential markets and how to promote yourself effectively. Finally, you’ll reflect on your working methods and how you’ll manage your finances as a freelancer.
Our Writing for a Living online course is ideal if you:
Unit 1: Identifying your goals and dreams
Unit 2: Analysing what you have to sell
Unit 3: Identifying and establishing a market
Unit 4: Promoting yourself and your work
Unit 5: Your working methods
Unit 6: Freelance finances
Study Writing for a Living with us and benefit from:
Choose when and where you access your course, using learn@nec our 24/7 learning platform.
This easy-to-use learning platform includes interactive checkpoints, quizzes and activities to help you evaluate your progress.
Our course fees are open and honest to help you plan for any additional costs.
Your course fee includes:
It’s your choice: you can pay in full at the point of enrolment, or you can spread the cost over monthly instalments with our finance offer. We offer a choice of six or 12 month repayment plans, with 0% APR as standard.
To pay in instalments you will need to enrol by telephone.
Course fee: £225
Amount of credit: £202.50
Monthly payment: £33.75
Duration of agreement: 6 months
Total repayable: £225.00
Rate of interest: 0% (fixed)
0% APR representative.
The National Extension College (NEC) work with finance company Deko. For more information on our relationship with Deko and repayment plans click here.