Freelance Writing with award winning Marion Scher

Released on: August 2, 2008, 2:43 am

Press Release Author: Marion Scher

Industry: Media

Press Release Summary: Break into the lucrative world of Freelance Writing with
award winning Journalist and Media Trainer, Marion Scher.

Press Release Body: Dates: 4 Tuesdays from 8.30 am to 3.30 pm - 2, 9, 16 and 30th
September, 2008
Venue: 1A Haven Rd, Greenside, 2193 (Parkview side of Greenside)

Aim at: anyone who has ever wanted to earn their living through writing or wants to
simply improve their writing skills. This course will give you the tools to write
newspaper and magazine articles, press releases and edit copy.

Content: The idea of this course is for the participants to produce at least two
articles, possibly a profile, travel, health, humour piece and even an issue story.

Cost: R7 000.00

The course will cover:

. Researching and finding stories
. Finding angles
. Interviewing skills
. Using creative writing
. Feature story formulas
. Editing your own and other's copy
. MOST IMPORTANT - Finding the markets and SELLING your work
. We will cover another lucrative market - press release writing.

To confirm or for further information contact Marion Scher 011 646 5138 or 082 467 6046

This course is being run by award winning journalist Marion Scher. A journalist
with 20 years experience in the media, Marion not only writes for many of South
Africa\'s top publications, but has had extensive experience in both radio and
television, working in research, production and the presentation field. Through her
company Media Mentors she consults and trains in the corporate world as well as
parastatal and NGO organisations - her speciality being training people on all
aspects of media.

Marion Scher
Media Mentors

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Contact Details: Marion Scher
Media Mentors

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