Professional and Creative Writing

Whether you are a budding novelist, a business professional looking to improve your communication skills or simply a lover of words, Wake Tech's professional and creative writing courses can and elevate your writing to new heights.

Through expert instruction and personalized feedback, you will learn to master the art of storytelling, develop your unique voice and discover the power of language to captivate and inspire readers.

Courses cover topics such as fiction writing, e-publishing, romance novels and screenwriting, as well as professional writing courses for grant proposals and business communication.

The non-degree courses will not transfer to meet high school or college degree requirements. However, many do provide Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and will count as academic credit for those on J-1 visas.

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Technical WritingSEF-3001ABG
Master the composition skills needed for a career in business and industry. This course is designed for anyone who wishes to develop technical writing abilities at a professional level. You'll learn research methods, audience considerations, style, drafting and revision tech...
The Business of PublishingSEF-3001MG2
Learn the business side of writing, with professional tips on writing, publishing, and marketing your work. This course covers both traditional publishing and self publishing, and includes tips and techniques for self editing and working with agents and publishers. You'll be...
The Business of Writing for Young AudiencesSEF-3001IK2
If you have ever dreamed of writing a children's book or a young adult novel, this is great place to start!. During this course, you will focus on both the craft and the business side of writing books for young audiences. Discover the audience and the market. Develop your w...
The Business of Writing RomanceSEF-3001IZ2
During this course, we will look at the creative and business aspects of the romance genre, the number-one selling fiction genre in the market. Students will focus on the craft of writing romance through practical, hands-on writing exercises to work on elements like characte...
The Keys to Effective EditingCOM-3711LE
If you aspire to be an editor, this course will teach you the fundamentals of top-notch editing for both fiction and nonfiction. Ask any published writer and you will hear that a good editor is not just helpful, but essential. If you aspire to be an editor, this copyediting...
Write Effective Web ContentWEB-3000OE
Is your website effective? Would you like to attract more visitors, boost sales, and get better search rankings? You can – with better content! This course provides tips for crafting exciting content that will make your website or blog into an inviting multimedia place for v...
Write Your Life StoryCSP-4000SE
Do you know about your family heritage? Have you thought about writing your story and sharing the events that have shaped you? This course will walk you step by step through the process of writing the story of your life.
Writing Effective Grant ProposalsCOM-3711ME
Learn to prepare grant proposals that get solid results for your favorite organization or charity. Preparing successful grant proposals to receive funding from corporations or foundations requires careful research, meticulous preparation, and graceful writing. Grant administ...
Writing the Fantasy NovelSEF-7998E
Learn about this increasing popular genre of fiction. Now is a great time to become a fantasy fiction writer! If you have an idea for a book or even if you don’t know where to start, this course can help you understanding the world of fantasy.
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