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Stiletto Bootcamp: Writing for women's glossy magazines - online courseDo you want to write for top glossy women's magazines? Then this is the course for you...
Taught by top national magazine writer Tiffany Wright, this course is suitable for journalists intending to write for women's magazines such as Cosmo, Glamour, Grazia and Marie Claire.
The course will suit both first-time journalists or journalists wanting to change their current writing field.
Duration: Six weeks
Date: Flexible. A new course starts the 1st of every month, Next course starts 1 February.
Cost: £250 (+£50 VAT).You don't need pouty lips and high cheekbones to be on the cover of Glamour or Company. All you need is a good story. This course will teach you how to get there.
Each week you will be asked to complete an assignment which will then be marked by your course tutor. At the end of the course you will have written a full feature and a pitch, that you will be able to pitch to magazines.
This is an online course where lectures/assignments, guidance and support is done via email.
- Week 1: The stiletto boot camp
- Week 2: Coming up with ideas
- Week 3: Pitching your idea to an editor
- Week 4: How to get the story
- Week 5: Writing and editing
- Week 6: Insider tips
Course includes: one lesson per week with assignments, feedback on work and full critique of a piece of work at the end of the course, plus help with pitching.
Tiffany WrightTiffany Wright has been an established freelance journalist for years, writing frequently for publications such as Grazia, Cosmo, Company, More, Now, Closer and Marie Claire.
She has worked at Cosmopolitan magazine in Australia and is currently the online relationship columnist.
Tiffany has also written for the Daily Mail, the Sun, the People and the Express.
Prior to freelancing Tiffany was senior feature writer at Company magazine.
Testimonials"During Stiletto Bootcamp, Monday mornings brought a new found anticipation and excitement. looked forward to every lecture.
"The lectures were not only informative but the examples, both good and bad, were a great help. Tiffany's feedback was the most valuable aspect - the feedback was always thorough, incorporated both positive and all important negative points and to gain feedback from such an experienced writer was most beneficial.
"I enjoyed the course immensely and it was definitely worthwhile. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to learn how to write for women's magazines without hesitation." Carol Arnott.
"I really enjoyed the course. The most beneficial part of bootcamp for me was learning how to pitch features - I felt at a loose end on what commissioning editors expected from a features pitch.
"The lecture on pitches really answered all my questions and the feedback on that week's assignment really constructively helped me - I even pitched one of them to Cosmo that got a positive response.
"I really enjoyed the course and was actually really disappointed when it came to an end." Jenny Francis
"I just thought I'd use this opportunity to let you know that the course has genuinely been one of the best things I could have stumbled across online and I'm so happy that I did.
"It's given me so much more confidence to actually think of journalism as a realistic goal as opposed to just a dream and has definitely helped me with my PR too." Charlie L
"It's the best course I have ever invested money on and I've had several magazines interested in my feature ideas. I never believed I could see my work in print and now I have." Louise Paynter
"It's so refreshing to hear an honest opinion from someone who genuinely knows what they're talking about. The course had given me so much confidence that I can now actually think of journalism as a realistic goal." Samantha Real
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