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Do you have a story you want to share with the world? If you have always dreamed of sharing your thoughts or life experiences but need help crafting your words, Hofstra University Continuing Education is the perfect place to start! If you’re a more experienced writer, our courses can help you improve your skills, workshop your writing, and get published. We are proud to offer a wide variety of courses taught by writing professionals, including seasoned and successful authors and journalists. With so much to say, it’s time to begin your journey!

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Writing and Publishing Fundamentals Course Offerings
 U6200 I Can Really Write! Creative Writing for Beginners
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 U6225 Writing for the Web
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 U6220 Everything You Need To Know To Begin Blogging
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 U6102 Finding Stories
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 U6223 How To Write Clearly and Concisely
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 U6006 Good Writing: A Guide To English Grammar and Structure
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 U6330 Become a Confident Business Writer!
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 U6202 Take Control of Your Writing Career: Self Publish
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 U7309 Writing Yoga Workshop
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 U6017 Less Is More: How to Edit Your Own Book
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 U6018 Branding Yourself as a Writer: Webinar
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 U6228 Reading Comprehension and Writing (For Non-English Speakers)
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 U6116 Proofreading and Copyediting Workshop
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 U6332 Writing Aloud
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 U6351 Publishing Workshop: Pitch Perfect!
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Fiction Writing Course Offerings
 U6301 Fiction Writing Workshop: Success in 6 Weeks
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 U6803 Writing Raw: Ready, Set, Go!
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 U6802 Get Those Writing Juices Flowing!
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 U6303 Fiction for Emerging Writers
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 U6304 Fiction Writing Workshop
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Non-Fiction Writing Course Offerings
 U6352 What's Your Story? The Art of Writing Memoir
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 U6015 Writing for Newspapers, Magazines, and Websites
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 U6354 How to Become a Freelance Writer
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 U6118 Personal Essays: Write and Revise
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 U6108 Magazine Writing
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High School Writing Workshops
 U6132 Become a Better Writer in 5 Days! (Grades 8-12)
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 U6512 High School Summer Writers Retreat: Screenwriting (Grades 8-12)
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 U6513 High School Summer Writers Retreat: Creative Writing (Grades 8-12)
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 U6515 High School Summer Writers Retreat: Novel Writing (Grades 8-12)
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 U6516 High School Summer Writers Retreat: Playwriting (Grades 8-12)
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Writing For Children Course Offerings
 U6155 The Start Writing! Workshop
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 U6151 Your Children’s Book Manuscript: Take The Next Step!
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Writing for Film and Television Course Offerings
 U6114 Beginning Screenwriting  
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 U6115 Screenwriting Workshop  
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 U6170 Writing for Television  
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