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Online Courses · Real-World Schools · Conferences and Colonies

Online Courses
Algonkian Writers' Workshops
http://www.algonkianconferences.com/
Online and offline fiction workshops.

American Writers & Artists Institute
http://www.awaionline.com/
Classes in a variety of subjects, including romance writing, travel writing, business writing, copywriting, etc.

Creative Writing Institute
http://www.creativewritinginstitute.com/
Besides classes, this site offers some helpful articles on its opening page.

Fear of Writing Online Courses
http://www.fearofwritingonlinecourse.com/

Freelance Success Institute
http://www.freelancesuccess.com

New School Creative Writing Program
http://www.newschool.edu/public-engagement/school-of-writing/

Odyssey Fantasy Writing Workshop
http://www.sff.net/odyssey/
A residential workshop that offers instruction and guest lectures from well-known speculative fiction authors. Website also offers a variety of writing tips, articles and resources.

School for Champions
http://www.school-for-champions.com/writing.htm#.VJnw5BTAA
Courses on writing methods, technical writing, and fiction writing.

WritersCollege.com
http://www.WritersCollege.com

Writers.com
http://www.writers.com/classes.html

Writers Studio
http://www.writerstudio.com/pages/index.php
Ten-week workshops in fiction and poetry, both online and off.

Writer's Village University
https://writersvillage.com/

WritingClasses.com
http://www.writingclasses.com/index.php
An excellent place to acquaint yourself with how online classes work: It offers a "sample" class with syllabus, posted lectures, student forums, homework, etc.

Writing Workshops and Classes
http://www.manuscriptediting.com/workshops.htm
An extensive set of links to online workshops.

Real-World Schools
American Universities
http://www.clas.ufl.edu/au/
Lists colleges alphabetically; does not provide an opportunity for regional searching.

Children's and Young Adult Literature Study Programs (Children's Literature Association)
http://www.childlitassn.org/

College and University Homepages
http://univ.cc/
Links to universities around the world.

Colleges, College Scholarships, and Financial Aid Page
http://www.college-scholarships.com/
You can find a listing of colleges in every state on this page. However, the listing doesn't provide mailing addresses, and in many cases doesnít give a phone number, so you can't easily determine what area the college may be in. It does give an e-mail address for the admissions department, but this often wonít be the address you need to find out more about continuing education sources.

GoGrad.com: A Guide to Earning Your Online Master's in English
http://www.gograd.org/online-masters-programs/english-degree/
"This guide details the process followed by a student who wants to acquire an English graduate degree in a flexible online setting. Which schools offer online English masterís degrees? What program is the right fit? Could a master's degree potentially lead to more money? An analysis of available programs can help answer these questions and many more." (Even though this is for online degrees, most of these degrees are offered by "real world" schools.)

Gradschools.com: Children's Literature
http://www.gradschools.com/search-programs/children-s-literature

Journalism Degrees and Programs
http://journalismdegree.org/
Lots of good information on what you can expect from a degree in journalism, along with a listing of colleges and universities that provide one.

Conferences & Colonies
Alliance of Artists' Communities
http://www.artistcommunities.org/

Associated Writing Programs
https://www.awpwriter.org/
Includes information about college level writing programs and writer's conferences.

Guide to Writers Conferences
http://writing.shawguides.com/
Searchable by topic, state, or month.

Writers' Colonies
http://mockingbird.creighton.edu/ncw/colonies.htm
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