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LINKS: Writing Classes, Conferences & Colonies
Online Courses · Real-World Schools · Conferences and Colonies
- Algonkian Writers' Workshops
- Online and offline fiction workshops.
- American Writers & Artists Institute
- Classes in a variety of subjects, including romance writing, travel writing, business writing, copywriting, etc.
- Creative Writing Institute
- Besides classes, this site offers some helpful articles on its opening page.
- Fear of Writing Online Courses
- Freelance Success Institute
- New School Creative Writing Program
- Odyssey Fantasy Writing Workshop
- 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
- Courses on writing methods, technical writing, and fiction writing.
- Writers Studio
- Ten-week workshops in fiction and poetry, both online and off.
- Writer's Village University
- 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
- An extensive set of links to online workshops.
- American Universities
- Lists colleges alphabetically; does not provide an opportunity for regional searching.
- Children's and Young Adult Literature Study Programs (Children's Literature Association)
- College and University Homepages
- Links to universities around the world.
- Colleges, College Scholarships, and Financial Aid Page
- 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
- "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
- Journalism Degrees and Programs
- 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
- Associated Writing Programs
- Includes information about college level writing programs and writer's conferences.
- Guide to Writers Conferences
- Searchable by topic, state, or month.
- Writers' Colonies
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