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Writing About Health and Beauty for Online Publications and Magazines

Health and beauty writing is a growing area in publishing, covering a gamut of topics from chronic illness and preventative strategies to beauty routines and new therapies and products. This eight-week course, taught by award-winning journalist Estelle Erasmus, offers strategies, tips, and tricks on how to brainstorm the next big topic, pitch to online and print publications, and research and find credible experts to build your story from the ground up. Also, gain insight and advice from health and beauty editors who are in the field searching for stories. Why not one of yours? Whether you are a current or aspiring blogger, a new or widely published author, you will leave this class with one ready-to-publish personal essay or hybrid essay/reported piece on health or beauty.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • A ready-to-publish personal essay or reported piece on an in-demand health or beauty topic
  • Strategies for writing, pitching, and selling your articles on the freelance market

Ideal for

  • Writers of all levels
  • Current and aspiring freelance writers and journalists
NO open sections available for this course at the moment. Please check back next semester.


    • Section

    • Semester

      Fall 2020
    • Date

      Sep 14 - Nov 2
    • Day

    • Time

      • Online
    • Format

      • Online
    • Sessions

    • Location

    Tuition $499