Getting Paid for Non-Fiction Articles (Online) - Nottingham Trent University

Getting Paid for Non-Fiction Articles (Online) - Nottingham Trent University


This two-hour 100% online workshop delivered on Zoom will introduce you to the world of writing creative non-fiction articles, which is a vital source of income for any writer.

It’s aimed at anyone interested in creative writing who are currently writing for pleasure and would like to explore other avenues for creating income from your passion.

You will work through a series of guidelines to help improve the standard of your work, and consider how your writing fits into the commercial industry.

During the course you will:

- discuss how to approach editors
- look at the type of writing editors are looking for
- complete writing tasks from prompts
- gain feedback on your writing style.

What will I gain?

By the end of the session you will have built confidence in your writing skills and have some new ideas to further pursue writing non-fiction, and have the confidence in approaching an editor.

Level: Beginner / Intermediate

Entry requirement: No previous experience is necessary.

Here's what our previous attendees said:

'Thank you for a very enjoyable course, Charlotte has such enthusiasm in the topic and confidence building.' CW

'Full of practical information and tutor's experiences to help us' JC

'I have enjoyed all of the workshop, and the way the tutor explains everything was great' AN

'I loved it all, I had no ideas before the course and now I am inspired to have a go. I was glad that we could have a go at tasks during the course and that it was so interactive' RB

'I enjoyed thinking about what we could write about!' JG

'Practical advice, knowledgeable tutor' EL

Tutor Profile: Charlotte Baker is an author and an associate lecturer and PhD student at the University of Derby.

She has an interest in horror, identification, true crime and fandom.

Charlotte has over thirty fiction and non-fiction publications.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Two hours of expert tuition from an experienced tutor.

Certificate of attendance upon completion.

Indicative maximum class size: 12


Creative Short Courses at Nottingham Trent University

This course is taught online

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Hearing impaired
  • Intermediate level
  • Limited mobility
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Vision impaired
  • Wheelchair users


1 morning (10:00am to 12:00pm)

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Penny - - #32693

Our course tutor was extremely well versed in the subject and her enthusiasm was infectious. She also passed on great tips and advice for aspiring writers of the genre.

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