Payment plans available
Write anytime, anywhere
Earn college credits
Institute of Children's Literature
The Institute of Children’s Literature has over 50 years of experience teaching students how to write for children and teens, and how to market their writing to publishers.
Writing for Children and Teens
Publishing Market: Magazines and Books | $1,515
Our signature, customized writing course for those interested in learning how to write and market children’s stories and articles. Students learn techniques of good writing, develop the ability to direct writing to specific readers, and undertake projects that match their skills and interests to editorial needs of publishers of material for children. Students write and review three article/story outlines targeted to specific magazines and websites as well as one magazine manuscript up to 1,500 words suitable to submit to a publisher.
Writing for Magazines
Publishing Market: Magazines and Online Publications | $1,220
A more compact, economical, and more flexible version of ICL’s Writing for Children and Teens course. Define personal writing goals and learn the basic techniques of writing fiction or nonfiction required by today’s magazine editors.
Customized Courses to Meet Your Writing Goals
Your one-on-one instructor is your personal guide, from your first assignment until you graduate. Together you’ll customize your coursework based on your ideas, goals, and writing niche. You’ll stretch your imagination & set attainable goals for your stories.
Your instructor will show you how to shape and strengthen your writing by critiquing each of your assignments—making comments, corrections, and suggestions directly on the manuscripts you submit—just as an editor does with a professional writer.
Individualized instruction of this quality and intensity is rare and extraordinarily effective.
Institute for Writers
The Institute for Writers has over 30 years of experience teaching students how to write sellable fiction & nonfiction manuscripts, and how to market their writing to publishers.
Breaking into Print
Publishing Market: Magazines | $1,816
Our signature, customized writing course for those interested in learning how to write for adults and young adults in the genre of their preference. Students learn to write and market fiction and nonfiction novels and magazine articles for the adult reader. Students define personal writing goals, learn techniques of good writing, develop the ability to direct writing to specific readers, explore and identify a writing niche for potential writing projects, and undertake a project that matches their skills and interests to editorial needs. Students write and revise seven articles or stories to submit to magazines.
Basics of Writing Stories & Articles for Publication
Publishing Market: Magazines | $1,220
A more compact, economical, and more flexible version of IFW’s Breaking Into Print course. Designed to teach the fundamentals of writing fiction and nonfiction for submission to a wide range of magazines published for adult readers.