Writing Articles, Blogs or Ebooks Course. 

Caulfield South Community House

450 – 452 Kooyong Rd, Caulfield South, Vic 3162.

One of our incredibly talented members, Carole Goldsmith, has over 25 years of experience in professional journalism, writing for publications such as the Aust. Financial Review, The Age and Herald Sun plus for a wide range of leading global media across Asia, UK and USA.

Carole has also conducted public relations for business, not for profit org., Local, State and Federal Government. She has taught journalism / blogging / writing courses both at TAFE and local Councils in Vic and NSW.

Carole will guide you in the many ways of writing for a living in our  Writing Articles, Blogs or Ebooks Course. 

Over the four week course you will learn:

  • How much money you can earn from writing articles and web-content. 
  • Writing markets and handy writing websites
  • Editing and writing practice – cutting 200 words to 100 
  • Writing  catchy headlines
  • How to pitch article ideas to editors. 
  • Interviewing styles and techniques 
  • How to compile your article. 
  • Working with editors and getting paid 
  • Practice writing on different topics 
  • The business side of writing – ABN / Invoicing 
  • Blogging and sites to start your blog or e book

The Writers Course will consist of:

4 x 2hr sessions @ $10 per participant per session.

Fridays – 12 November – 3 December 2021 – 1.30 PM – 3.30 PM 

It’s a combination of “blended learning” through face to face and online classes so you have the flexibility to come in or do it from home.

What you’ll need to bring: a notebook, pen and your laptop, or iPad if you have one.

Feedback by course participants
“The teacher, Carole, is a great teacher who enthusiastically motivates and inspires students.”
“She is knowledgeable in a wide range of areas of writing study.”
“It would be very good if there is an Effective Business Writing techniques Course for Non Native English Writers.”
“Carole was both informative and helpful and I really enjoyed the course.”
“The staff at South Caulfield Community Centre were friendly and welcoming. I always enjoy walking into the centre.”


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