Learn to Write Biographies A biography is the story of someone’s life and can either extend for their whole life or just a specific period. This course will give you the skills you need to write biographies and will answer your questions such as how to research for writing a biography, how do I plan […]
Writing for children is one of the most challenging disciplines an author can choose. Learn to write for the most imaginative and creative audience that you will ever face. Gain skills in writing fiction and non fiction for children, improve your understanding of children and their development, improve your writing skills and learn from an experienced author. Read a […]
This course is ideal for anyone who loves to write and wants to improve their skills and ability. Gain tools to help you write for different genres and gain an introduction to writing books, for newspapers, non-fiction and fiction. suitable for students who want to write but are not sure what to write those who […]
Learn to write drama, and stimulate the readers emotions Learn more about the mechanics of writing Develop your capacity to communicate more clearly and effectively Explore opportunities to turn your passion into a rewarding job Do you have story ideas but don’t know where to start? Do you want to create plots that are engaging and […]
Learn to edit any type of writing: books, articles, newsletters, magazines, training courses etc A course for Editors, Writers, Proof Readers, anyone wanting to work in publishing. Start a business, find a job, or improve the skills you bring to your current editing position. Course Aims: To gain an understanding of the role and scope of […]
This is the course for you if you are wishing to: Become a skilled Editor or Proof Reader Sharpen your skills in editing Seek employment in publishing, marketing or start your own Proof Reading business Start any time and study at your own pace. Course Aims: Review the current state of editing, determining its scope, […]
Under the guidance of a mentor (a writing/editing tutor), you will learn to edit according to specific criteria, deal with a publisher, and communicate effectively with others involved in the publishing process. This module gives you hands-on experience in copy editing an online publication. You will work with a tutor (member of our academic staff) […]
All writing should be clearly understood by the reader If you’re dashing off a quick email to your workmates or preparing a complex business report, your writing must clear, concise, and correctly spelt and structured. During this course you will learn the fundamentals of correct and efficient writing. For those who wish to brush up […]
This course will develop your knowledge of English grammar and your ability to write in English for business and study. The course is aimed at students who can write and speak basic English and wish to strengthen their English language skills, particularly their writing skills. Students will learn by reading the course notes, completing written […]
Do you want to be published? Learn to write like a professional! Learn about the key elements of different genres of writing. Improve your writing technique. Develop a more efficient approach to your work. This is an ideal course to follow ‘Freelance Writing’. It is for people who have existing skills in Freelance Writing, but […]
Whether you want to write fiction or fact, we have an online writing course for you. Nearly everyone uses writing skills in day to day life. However not everyone has a natural flow or the skill to enable them to communicate in a clear and concise manner. Careerline’s range of 100-hour online writing courses offer a chance to improve your skills for everyday tasks, to gain the confidence to take on that big project, to feel relaxed about producing ongoing work reports, undertaking a thesis, or writing a novel.
Careerline’s online writing courses range from creative writing and technical writing to children’s writing and more, and if you have a career in publishing in mind, we have online publishing and editing courses as well to get you started, even how to publish your own book on Kindle.
Who are these online writing courses courses for?
These courses will work for you if you are looking for a fully tutor supported writing, editing or journalism course that is not a huge commitment, that doesn’t cost you the earth but will still get you thinking and learning and most importantly get you writing! Many students do a single subject as a stepping stone to a bigger thing, or find its enough to help start them on their novel, blog, or reports, improve their style, and help them build a portfolio.
Do I need much writing experience before I start?
No, our writing courses assume no prior knowledge and are designed as a practical guide to help you learn.
What sort of support do I get?
All our online writing courses come with unlimited experienced and expert tutor support via email. We only employ tutors who are current in their field which means they are not sitting around our office waiting for phone calls! We find email works best, if there is a problem that can’t be resolved give us a call on 07 5536 8783 or email our student support desk.
What is the course duration?
Generally the courses should take you about 100 hours of study. We give you up to 12 months to complete the course, but you can finish faster. Each lesson has a written assignment for you will receive individual feedback from your tutor. There are also self assessment quizzes for each lesson (non assessable). The strength of our courses is in that each lesson has an assignment, this means you are forced to engage with the content and can’t just skip over an important lesson. By the end of the course you have really engaged and that equals learning!
Who are the tutors?
You will get a real tutor who provides you with personalised support and feedback. No tick and flick. Learn with real tutors who will be there for you every step of the way. When you enroll will receive a welcome email from your tutor. You are free to email them for help or guidance as much as you need to. We employ tutors who are active in their field so the support is by email.
Tutor: Robert N Stephenson
Robert N. Stephenson is a published author of 5 books and the publisher of 25 books for other authors through his publishing imprint. Over his career thus far he has had over 100 short stories published in 10 countries and a number of languages. For fourteen years he also worked as a literary agent for his own agency where he represented such authors as Tony Shillitoe and Christy Jordan. As a tutor he has worked with over 1500 students in the last 10 years and a number of which have gone on to develop careeers in writing.