Article Writing Course

See your name in print and earn some money by writing articles on subjects that interest you. This 12 module online Article Writing Course teaches you the secrets of getting your articles accepted by editors and have them clamouring for more. It’s the perfect guide to kick-start your writing career. Enrol today!

John LiddleThe course has been a wonderful experience and I have learned a great deal through doing it. I shall be enrolling for the Short Story Writing course and am really looking forward to that..."
John Liddell, South Africa

Course Overview

Writing articles is one of the easiest types of writing a novice can try and find success. There are, literally, thousands of markets covering all kinds of subject areas, so opportunities are varied and plentiful. And there’s no reason why you can’t grab your share of it and earn yourself some money.

Your course is written by experts, so it’s packed full of the essential information you’ll need about the article writing process – from finding and researching ideas to bringing your writing up to publication standard and sending off professionally presented copy to publishers. Sounds good, doesn’t it?

Not only that, it’s fun, it’s creative and it could lead to a lucrative part-time job or a full-time career! So, what are you waiting for? This course is the perfect way to get started.

Your Course

Your course is for those who want to have a go at writing articles for publication. You don’t need any qualifications or prior training to enrol as the course is comprehensive, easy to understand and designed for those with no previous knowledge of writing or publishing.

Once you have enrolled, your 12 course modules are available online in the student area. The modules are ideal for viewing on tablets, as well as on your PC, so you can study where and when you please.

Summary of Course

The course will deal with all aspects of article writing, including how to:

  • develop your writing style
  • find ideas and carry out research
  • conduct market research to find publishers
  • write readers' letters, fillers, articles and reviews for many different markets
  • deal with important legal aspects, such as infringing copyright and libel laws
  • avoid the pitfalls and what terms to accept

Your Exams

There are five multiple choice exams to complete as and when you are ready. You have to pass all the exams to achieve your certificate. But don’t worry – you can take them as many times as you like, and once you’ve passed we’ll show you the correct answer to any questions you got wrong.

You have one year’s access to the exams, which is more than enough time to complete the course. Plus, having a time-limit works wonders for your motivation! And, if you’ve not logged in for 30 days, we’ll send you a gentle reminder email to get you going again.

Your Tutor-Marked Assignment

As well as your multiple-choice exams you have the option to send in an assignment at the end of your studies. This will be marked by one of our specially trained tutors.

Your tutor for this course will be a professional writer who has had hundreds of articles published so you know that the feedback you’ll receive is authoritative and well informed. Your tutor will give you constructive comment on your work so you’ll know what your strengths are and where your weaknesses lie. They will also give you any advice they feel is necessary to help you develop your writing further.

Your assignment is designed so that it could be sent off for publication if you wish and your tutor will advise you on this.

The feedback you receive will be invaluable to your development as a writer and gives you the chance to have your work reviewed by someone who understands the intricacies of the publishing world.

Course Extras

As well as your course modules, you have access to a wide range of support materials, which are added to on a regular basis. There is also a student notice board so you can communicate with other students.

Then there’s our team of experienced student advisors. If you have questions, experience problems with your course materials or just need a friendly ear, simply contact us by email or phone.

So, now that you can see how we can help you take the first step on your path to article writing success enrol and start studying today!

Enrolling is Easy

All you have to do is click the enrol button below, fill in your details and complete the transaction with your debit or credit card. As soon as your payment has gone through you can log in to the student area and start your Article Writing Course.

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Example Certificate

The Online Learning Circle Certificate of Completion will be available for you to download and print out once you’ve successfully passed the five multiple choice self-tests. You’ll need to achieve a mark of 70% or above to pass the exam. However, if you don’t manage it the first time, it’s no problem, just go back, study some more and retake the exam when you are ready. In fact, we are so keen for you to complete the course successfully, you can take the exams as many times as you need to reach the 70% pass mark. Once you’ve achieved the required pass mark, you’ll be given access to correct answers for all the questions so you can see where you went wrong.

Learn How to Publish Your Writing

We know that learning how to publish you work is all part of becoming a writer, even if it's not high on your list of priorities when you start out. So, no matter which of our writing courses you choose, we make sure you have all the information you need for when you're ready to take the publishing plunge.

You’ll learn how to:

  • do your market research
  • present your manuscript
  • approach editors and publishers like a professional
  • protect your copyright
  • decide if you want to self-publish or get paid

Whether you are writing articles, your novel, short stories, your memoirs or your family history you can be confident you'll have professional guidance at your fingertips to give you the best chance of seeing your work published.

By taking this course you’ll gain all the tools to make your project a success. And, it only takes a few minutes to get started.