Friday, 11 March 2011

Residential Writing Course

I will be tutoring a residential writing course in France from 24th September to 1st October 2011.

About the Writing for Magazines holiday
Whether you’re looking for a source of additional income, hoping for a new career as a freelance writer, or simply want to establish writing credits to mention to agents and/or publishers, this is the course to teach you how to get articles and photo-features published in magazines.

Day 1:
Developing ideas for articles
Magazine analysis

Day 2:
Learning the difference between a photo-feature and a feature with illustrations
Magazine guidelines for photography
Camera use and permissions
How to take good photographs
Use of graphics

Day 3:
The right way to approach an editor
Query letters/emails that work
Writing an outline that grabs the editor’s attention

Day 4:
Structuring the article
The opening hook
Keeping the reader interested
Entertaining and appropriate closes
Use of humour

Day 5:
Professional manuscript presentation
Feedback on articles written by course participants

This residential writing course will be held in a beautiful part of France. For more details visit the website: Perpigne - Writing Course

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