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Comprehensive Writing

We can free the writer in you!

Interested in starting a writing career? Or maybe you would like to learn the skills of the writer for your own personal fulfilment? Whatever your goals, our Comprehensive Writing course can offer concrete advice and personal support to improve your work - be it writing for pleasure or profit.

During your course you'll be shown how to write, and also how to market your material to give you the best possible chance of publishing success! Your personally allocated tutor will also help you achieve your writing goals by assessing and overseeing your progress.

The Writing School's Comprehensive Writing course is flexible enough for you to write and develop in those areas that most appeal to you - from human interest, fashion, cooking and gardening through to sports, business, travel, history or politics. You will also learn about fiction writing, such as novels, short stories and writing for children. Plus, as your course is delivered by distance education, there are no timetables to adhere to so your study can fit around your current lifestyle.

Turn your imagination and love of writing into a wonderful new career, profitable hobby or rewarding interest.  Enrol today!


Key areas of learning - Comprehensive Writing course

  • Saleable articles
  • The right way to plot
  • More on saleable articles
  • Essential fiction
  • Dialogue
  • The way to characterise
  • More on characterisation
  • Selling short stories
  • Writing juvenile fiction
  • Non-fiction writing
  • Writing the novel
  • Writing the play
  • Writing sci-fi/fantasy
  • Writing for film and television
  • How to write for pleasure and profit

Extra learning materials included in the Comprehensive Writing - correspondence course

  • Writing Journal
  • Specialised writing reference book
  • Writing for the Web manual
  • The Business of Getting Published manual
  • Law & the Writer manual
  • Research for the Freelance Writer manual
  • Pictures for Magazines and Books manual

Please note: The below price includes our time-limited "Special Winter Discount Voucher" of $100.00 (original course price - $1295.00).

Pricing structure

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Full payment upfront

$995.00 AU

Part payment instalments

Full payment upfront

$995.00 NZ

Part payment instalments

Full payment upfront

$1145.00 US

Part payment instalments

Delivery Options

Correspondence - paper version

Correspondence - Online -  (click on the link below for further details on pricing and enrolment)

To enrol, simply click on your preferred delivery below. Did you know you can SAVE money by completing this course online and paying upfront?