"Freelance Writing: Getting Started" will be held Tuesday, Oct. 12, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. in 43 Gaines Hall on the MSU campus. The course is $59 and explores the basics of researching markets and pitching articles to editors. The course covers nonfiction writing, article proposals and editing tools.
"Business Writing" runs from 9 a.m.-noon on Oct. 19, 21 and 26 (Tuesday/Thursday/Tuesday). The course takes place in Extended University's Downtown Education Center at 20 E. Olive. The course will help participants polish their writing and editing for business-related projects such as letters, memos, e-mails, reports, abstracts and white papers. The cost is $119.
The instructor for both courses is Jean Arthur, who has taught writing for 18 years and currently teaches college writing at MSU. She is also a freelance writer for adventure, travel and ski publications and airline in-flight magazines.
Members of the Bozeman or Big Sky Chambers of Commerce or the Prospera Business Network receive a 25 percent discount on either course.
For more information or to register, visit http://eu.montana.edu/professional/ or call (406) 994-6683. To learn about upcoming classes from Extended University, follow MSUExtendedU on Twitter.
Lesa Pribyl, (406) 994-7441, firstname.lastname@example.org