Freelance Writing

COMM 433
Communication
3 (Fee Required)
Rhetoric & Research
Description:

This course involves the art of freelancing for different writing markets. It deals with writing craft for various genres of writing such as, but limited to, news, features, commentaries, profiles, and interviews. Students will get a basic understanding of sourcing ideas, writing techniques, business aspects of writing, exploring writers market for both fiction and nonfiction for religious periodicals, newspapers and magazines. Writing assignments with merit are eventually submitted to the university publications, publishers and periodical markets. This is more than a theory class; it is hands-on and combines class exercises and critiquing sessions on assignments.