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Day Job to Dream Job: Writing for a Living

Introductory / Intermediate | Discover how to implement strategies for a nonfiction writing career. Using in-class exercises and assignments, we’ll study markets, come up with ideas, learn how to interview, write to specifications, and generate lots of business. Assignments will be tailored according to previous experience and personal interest, and will include essays, op-eds, copy and ghostwriting, shorts/ FOBs, and articles.

Beginning Fall 2021, we will be adding select in-person classes back to our course catalog. The majority of our classes will still be offered via Zoom.

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Instructor: Lora Shinn

Class Type: 8 Sessions

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Start Date: 04/16/2019

End Date: 06/04/2019

Days of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm PDT

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

$337.50 Member Price:
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$375.00 General Price:

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Lora Shinn

Professional freelance journalist Lora Shinn has worked as an editor at Alaska Airlines Beyond, and writes for a wide variety of publications, including The Seattle Times, AFAR, Sunset, Redbook, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Natural Resources Defense Council, and Poets & Writers.

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