All NZ Writers College Courses for 2018/19

Here is the range of NZ Writers College writing courses we have on offer in 2018. Browse through our online writing courses and feel free to contact us with questions; we can assist and advise you regarding the best writing course for you.

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Freelance Journalism for Magazines and Webzines $ 1295.00 Everything you need to write articles for magazines - plus the chance to get published! The Freelance Journalism Writing Course provides expert tutoring by well-known New Zealand journalists, including Sharon Stephenson and Bronwyn Sell. (more...) Apply here
Writing Articles for Websites & Blogs $ 895.00 Whether you want to earn an income from writing web articles, or you want to write content for your blog, or your job entails writing content for digital media - we will teach you the skills to write articles that will stand out among the millions on the web. (more...) Apply here
Advanced  Magazine Journalism Course $ 1995.00 Write three publishable articles for magazines on this exciting journalism course. With specialist supervision from well-known journalists. (*Conditions apply) (more...) Apply
Travel Writing Course $ 1295.00 Learn how to write travel articles for leading local and international publications, and write a publishable travel piece. Tutored by multi-award winning travel writers Donna Dailey and Yvonne van Dongen. (more...) Apply
Basics of Feature Writing Course $ 795.00 Learn to write articles for print or online publications, from magazines and newsletters to webzines. Complete 20 writing exercises with feedback and supervision from an award-winning NZ journalist. (more...) Apply
Write a Non-Fiction Book $ 1995.00 This 10-module online writing course will help you write a non-fiction book, providing ongoing support and detailed feedback on your manuscript-in-progress. (more...) Apply









Basics of Creative Writing Course $ 745.00 A beginner writer's toolkit. Master the basic writing skills required for all forms of creative writing. Practice your writing in dozens of fun exercises in this four-month writing course, under the guidance of award-winning writer Helen Brain. (more...) Apply
Advanced Creative Writing Course $ 845.00 A continuation course that explores more advanced techniques of creative writing.
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Short Story Writing for Magazines Course $ 1295.00 Award-winning writer, Ginny Swart, has over 700 published short stories to her name. Under her tutelage, you'll get all the writing skills training you need to write and sell your short stories, both locally and internationally. (more...) Apply
Literary Short and Flash Fiction $ 1295.00 Learn the writing tools you need to write literary short stories, and get tips to help you get them published in literary print and online journals. Tutored by award winning author Sonny Whitelaw. (more...) Register
Advanced Short Story Writing $ 1495.00 Do you love writing short stories, and wonder what the next step is for further developing your craft? (more...) Apply
Write a Novel Course $ 1795.00 With one-on-one training by award-winning writers, Sonny Whitelaw, Andrew Salomon, Bronwyn Sell and the acclaimed Alex Smith, this writing course is perfect for aspiring novelists. Learn about the writing life, start writing your novel and find out how to get it published. (more...) Apply
Advanced Novel Writing Course $ 2295.00 This writing course provides all the support and structure for the completion of your novel, with one-on-one guidance from award-winning tutors. (more...) Apply
Introduction to Poetry Course $ 795.00 Let award-winning poet Elizabeth Morton guide you through this poetry writing course, teaching you important tools like line length, figures of speech, metered verse, tone, imagery and lyrics. (more...) Apply
Scriptwriting Course $ 995.00 Write and sell your own stage play, radio play or movie script. Tutored by multi-award-winning playwright and author, Karen Jeynes, this writing course will guide you from your big idea to the sellable finished product. (more...) Apply
Advanced Scriptwriting Course $1395.00 This advanced writing course provides all the support and structure to develop a complete script for film or a TV series, with one-on-one guidance from multi award winning tutor Karen Jeynes. (more...) Apply
Writing for Video Games $ 1295.00 This 10-module online course will teach you how to write the dialogues, concept documents, in-game text, and the host of other narrative assets that you'll find in video games. (more...) Apply
Break Through Your Writing Barriers $ 995.00 This specialised coaching course guides writers on a deep personal journey into their writing, blocks, past experiences and future hopes. Students examine the creative process, explore aspects of themselves that may have been forgotten, and learn how to convert old writing baggage into future motivation. (more...) Apply
Writing Books for Children - Part One $ 1395.00 Award-winning author Helen Brain, has published many books for children. Her writing course will teach you how to write for this demanding audience. (more...) Apply
Writing Books for Children - Part Two $ 1395.00 This writing course provides all the support and structure for the completion of your manuscript and covers editing and getting your work published. (more...) btn enquire
Write Your Memoir Course $ 1395.00

Start writing your memoir with line by line help from memoirist Lisa Lazarus. Learn the tools used by published memoir writers to get your story completed. (more...)










Writing Coach Course $ 995.00 Give your writing a makeover with this customised writing course. Learn to use words with flair and confidence, under the guidance of professional wordsmith Susan Williams. (more...) Apply
Better Writing Skills $ 649.00 Sign up for our most tailored writing course yet – designed to target and transform your specific writing errors into excellent writing. (more...) Apply
Business Writing Toolkit $ 575.00 Learn the most important business writing skills you need. This seven module writing course will make a difference to your written communication skills and boost your writing confidence. (more...) Apply
Grammar Skills (English 2nd language) $ 895.00 The Grammar Skills Course is for anyone who needs to gain confidence in their English writing - by going back to the basics. (more...) Apply
English Grammar for Writers (English 1st Language) $ 895.00 Comprehensive, challenging and practical, this writing course aims to untangle the rules of Grammar so you can identify and eliminate writing errors you may have been making for years. (more...)
Report Writing and Presentation $ 995.00 This course is essential for technical specialists or  managers whose career growth depends on being effective and persuasive as a business report writer. (more...) Apply
Mastering Punctuation $ 295.00 The course provides definitive instruction around the use of commas, quotation marks, colons and other important punctuation required for crafting good writing. (more...) Apply
Write Better Newsletters Course $ 575.00 Learn to write enjoyable, informative news articles for the workplace. Let us help you come up with great topics, effective research and well written articles ready for submission. (more...) Apply
Write Better Letters Course $ 345.00 Learn to write perfect letters for the workplace. (more...) Apply









Copy-editing and Proofreading Course $ 795.00 This five-month writing course will teach the basic skills of proofreading, and covers the basic grammar and punctuation rules of English, so that language practitioners can make informed, consistent and confident decisions in their copy-editing. Apply
Writing SEO Copy for Websites $ 795.00 Learn how to write powerful copy for the static pages of a website. From the Home page, the About Us page all the way through to FAQs and the Contact Us page. Study with a professional writer, and find out how to make the most impact with your words. (More...) Apply
Writing for Social Media $ 695.00 In the modern business world, being effective on social media is an indispensable way to build your brand, and good writing skills are a huge part of this. (More...) Apply
Press Release and Media Writing $ 795.00 Study the writing skills demanded by the challenging and burgeoning field of public relations, and write a sellable press release. Tutored by international PR expert Fiona Walsh. (more...) Apply
Copywriting Course $ 1295.00 Learn how to create effective advertising ideas and develop your skills as a writer to communicate them in a relevant, rewarding and unexpected way. This eight-module copywriting course is facilitated by professional copywriter Mandy Speechly. (more...) Apply
Self-Publish Your e-Book $ 995.00 Learn how to publish an e-book and print-on-demand book on Amazon, and sell it to a worldwide market in this 12-month online course. (more...) Apply


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NZ Writers College offers online writing classes all over New Zealand and Australia. We have students on our writing courses from Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Napier, Whangarei, Rotorua, Hastings, Wellington, Nelson, Christchurch, Invercargill, Dunedin, Hawkes Bay, Palmerston North, as well as Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra and Melbourne, Australia.

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We offer specialised, online writing courses tutored by award-winning writers. Get the writing tools you need, expert insider advice and hours and hours of writing practice. Work one-to-one with a professional writer and realise your writing dreams.



NZ Writers College offers online writing classes all over New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific Islands. We have students from Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Napier, Whangarei, Rotorua, Hastings, Wellington, Nelson, Christchurch, Invercargill, Dunedin, Hawkes Bay, Palmerston North, as well as Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra and Melbourne, Australia.

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