to Writer - March 2009 - Issue Two
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Okay, time to move onto the current issue!
This month we have a guest writer - Karolina
Blaha-Black has written an interesting article about
taking online courses, and what they can do for your
writing career. This information applies to experienced
and new writers, so do take the time to read it.
Okay, that's it from me - time to sit
back and enjoy this issue.
Til next time…
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Karolina Blaha-Black - All Rights Reserved
Several years ago, I hit
a serious rut in my writing. I didn’t have any good ideas, I was getting
rejection after rejection, my queries lacked the necessary chutzpah, and
after a while I didn’t even feel I needed to write ever again, because I
felt that I wasn’t talented enough. I realized that I needed a booster shot,
something that would get me on the path to writerdom again. I decided to
take the next logical step and take an online writing course.
I knew that online
classes are a good way to sharpen up on what’s new in the industry and how
to get acceptance letters again. I decided to take a course on how to Break
into Magazine Writing at a local university, which offered courses from
business to travel writing and everything in between.
The class lasted several
weeks and consisted of series of online lectures, exercises, group
discussions, and of course, homework. The overall experience was great. Not
only did the instructor answered all my questions, I found out that I could
learn from the other students as well. There were not only unpublished
writers in our class, but also seasoned pros and/or published writers like
me that had hit a low in their career. The online class provided just the
right spark to get their creativity flowing again.
the entire article here
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