Learn how to improve, polish and locate markets for your writing. Discover how to write query letters that stand out and write features for publications, e-zines and blogs that pay you for the articles you write on topics that interest you.


  • Finding the right markets for your work
  • The parts of an article
  • Self-editing tools to help you improve your writing



Financial Assistance
Financial Assistance

This course is eligible for Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) micro-credential funding. Find out if you are eligible.



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Come prepared to share your writing, opinions and perspectives with the class.

All that is required is a strong desire to succeed and a little curiosity.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Nov 08, 2021 to Dec 17, 2021
Total Hours
Course Fee $230.00
Potential Discount

What to Expect

This is an interactive course; you will engage online with your class and instructor through our online learning management system. Plan to log into your course regularly throughout the week.

You can expect to spend approximately four hours of work per week on course requirements.

Real-time Learning

There are six live Zoom sessions scheduled for this course.

Wednesday, November 10 - 7:00-8:00pm ET
Wednesday, November 17 - 7:00-8:00pm ET
Wednesday, November 24 - 7:00-8:00pm ET
Wednesday, December 1 - 7:00-8:00pm ET
Wednesday, December 8 - 7:00-8:00pm ET
Wednesday, December 15 - 7:00-8:00pm ET

Completion Requirements

This is a graded course where a complete or incomplete will be issued. Evaluation will be based on participation, and completion of course activities. You must attend four of the six scheduled live Zoom sessions. 


On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction, 30th Anniversary Revised Edition (2016), Zinsser, Harper Collins, ISBN 9780060891541

*you can choose to purchase a copy in any format: print, Kindle, Kobo and Audio

**Print Copies can be purchased at the Western BookStore here