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College of Extended Learning

Freelance Writing 101

CCOM 1130

Have you always dreamed of giving up your day job and becoming a freelance writer? If so, Freelance Writing 101 is for you. During this 6-week course, you will learn the tools you need to start you on the path to a successful freelance writing business; the different types of writing opportunities that exist; how to find story ideas and interview subjects; how to conduct an interview; how to write a query letter and more.

Course details

Upcoming dates: Register soon for Wednesdays, TBA, 2018 (6 weeks)
Time: p.m. - 9 p.m.
Location: Saint John Social Enterprise Hub
139 Prince Edward Street
Room TBA
Course fee: $170 (+ HST)
Instructor: Trudy Kelly Forsythe

Materials

There are no materials required for this class.

About the instructor

Trudy Kelly Forsythe has worked in the media for over 20 years, starting out freelancing for a hunting and fishing magazine. She has an English honours degree from the University of New Brunswick and a radio broadcasting diploma from the Atlantic Broadcast Centre.

Over the years, she has written and edited for a variety of media including daily and weekly newspapers, magazines, radio and the World Wide Web as well as for corporate and government clients, including Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and Farm Credit Canada. She is a member of the Atlantic Canada Farm Writers’ Association, the Canadian Farm Writers’ Association and the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists.

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