Skip to 0 minutes and 3 seconds With the explosion of online magazines, news sites, blogs and publications reaching bigger audiences, the need for writers to create compelling features and content is greater than ever. I’m Professor Jason Whitaker from the University of Lincoln. I’ve been writing and publishing for more than 30 years and teach students how to write and pitch non-fiction and features. This course is for writers who are looking to get their features published in a wide variety of publications and will show you where the opportunities exist to sell your work. The course will explore how to identify potential markets for your writing, finding the right voice for your work, and how to pitch ideas to edit us.
Skip to 0 minutes and 42 seconds You will explore effective ways to research your features as well as techniques for getting readers attention quickly. You need no prior experience pitching and publishing with magazines, just a willingness to find new ways to get your words out there and in front of an audience. If you are looking to develop your awareness of how to write features, what editors are looking for, and how to develop your writing skills, then this is the course for you. Feature writing can be a great way for a writer of any kind to make a living from their work, and this course will show you how to enhance your skills for getting published.