Thursday, September 9, 2010

So you think you want to be a freelance writer?

October 26- November 30, 2010

Writing for Magazines Course

Chinook Learning Services, in Calgary, offers budding feature writers an introductory course on Writing for Magazines. Think you have what it takes to be a freelance writer? Discover the opportunities available in local and national magazines. Explore topics such as writer's guidelines, finding ideas, sources, developing the angle of the story, taking the pain out of the first paragraph, query letters to editors, submission rules, using quotes, and dealing with the editor.

Classes run for six weeks starting October 26 every Tuesday night from 7 – 9 p.m. at Henry Wisewood High School. Instructor for the course is Jim Zang, Associate Publisher for Source Media Group and acting and former editor of dozens of different magazine publications. Cost is $169.

For a course outline, or to register, visit