Free Online Creative Writing Courses

October 5, 2018 | Wendy B.

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Do you have a novel or screenplay in you that's just waiting for a little encouragement? 

Gale Courses to the rescue! This online learning resource, available through Toronto Public Library, offers a series of instructor-led online creative writing classes, for free.

Classes are six weeks long, and are led by published authors. Topics include:

  • Advanced Fiction Writing
  • Beginner's Guide to Getting Published
  • The Craft of Magazine Writing
  • Writeriffic: Creativity Training for Writers
  • Writing for Children
  • Write Your Life Story
  • Write Fiction Like a Pro
  • Writing Essentials
  • Publish and Sell Your Ebooks
  • How to Make Money from Your Writing

Gale Courses also offers online courses in a wide range of other subjects, including American Sign Language, Real Estate Law, Accounting Fundamentals and Human Anatomy. Browse topics to find the courses that are right for you.

Need more information? Check out our Getting Started Guide.

Interested in other online learning opportunities? Learn more about eLearning at the library