Australian Writers' Centre: Freelance Writing Stage 1
Freelance Writing Stage 1 will equip you with the skills you need to get published and earn money as a freelance writer. You'll be able to write for your favourite magazines, newspapers or websites.
Whether you want to get published in marie claire, or The Australian, or anything in between, this course will help you make that happen. Also, with the rise in popularity of "content" and with many corporations now becoming publishers, the demand for freelance writers has increased.
The best part is that you can either use this course to help you become a full-time freelance writer, or you may simply want to write and earn money on the side while still having a day job. Or maybe you’ve just always wanted to see your byline in a popular publication or website. The choice is yours.
How to find story angles that will get published
Leads and opening sentences that will hook readers into your story
How to structure a compelling article
How to choose the right people to interview
The essential questions you need to ask in any interview
Where to get the best research
Important things you MUST NOT do as a freelancer
Your step-by-step guide on pitching your story idea to an editor including actual email templates and phone scripts for you to follow