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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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 U6116 Proofreading and Copyediting Workshop
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 U6134 Polish Your Prose
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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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 U6014 Publishing and Marketing Your E-Book
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 H1130 Writing Press Releases
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 U6321 Journaling into Storytelling
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 U6331 Sharpen Your Business Writing Skills!  
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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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 U6203 Writing The One-Act Play
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 U6332 Writing Aloud
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 U7309 Writing Yoga Workshop
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 U6205 Book Marketing Boot Camp
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 U6016 Introduction to Self-Publishing
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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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Fiction Writing Course Offerings
 U6300 How to Turn Your Big Idea Into a Finished Novel
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 U6801 Writing The Filmic Novel
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 U6144 Short Story Writers Workshop
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 U6137 Flash Fiction
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 U6301 Fiction Writing Workshop: Success in 6 Weeks
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 U6150 Writing What Haunts You
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 U6802 Get Those Writing Juices Flowing!
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 U6803 Writing Raw: Ready, Set, Go!
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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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 U6108 Magazine Writing
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 U6118 Personal Essays: Write and Revise
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 U6354 How to Become a Freelance Writer
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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
 U6101 Writer's Group: Writing a Children's Book
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 U6151 Your Children’s Book Manuscript: Take The Next Step!
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 U6155 The Start Writing! Workshop
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Poetry Course Offerings
 U6100 Poetry Workshop
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 U6431 Exploring Poetic Forms
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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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