Certificate in Writing a Bestseller

Qualification: Short Course
Study mode: Online
Duration: Max 18 months
Start date: Anytime - Enrol now!
Awarded by: Open Colleges (RTO 90796)

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About this course

Studying this Certificate in Writing a Bestseller with Open Colleges is your chance to achieve the acclaim and success of authors such as Dan Brown, Stephanie Meyer and James Patterson. The course provides aspiring writers with the know-how to transform their big ideas into lucrative novels.

You’ll learn about essential literary elements and the publishing market, and gain the skills to fill your pages with complex characters and a page-turning plot involving conflict, betrayal, suspense, climax, resolution and redemption.

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Eligibility

Anyone can apply.

Areas of study

In this writing course, the subjects you will study include:

  • The technology debate
  • Promote yourself to success
  • So you want to write a best-selling novel?
  • Plotting your novel
  • The characters in your story
  • Research, setting and mood
  • The self-publishing option
  • Structure, pace and suspense
  • First page, first chapter
  • Editing and polishing your novel
  • Marketing your novel
  • Writing effective dialogue

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This course is delivered by Open Colleges, RTO Code: 90796

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How will this course advance my career?

Keen to get a story out of your head and onto the shelves? You can do it – but you will need to understand the winning components of a best-seller. This course gives you guidelines for each step along the way, from plotting your novel and developing characters, to setting the pace and suspense, to writing for specific markets.

You will learn about editing your work and how to attract publishers, with a solid understanding of what prospective publishers require of you.

How else will I benefit from this certificate?

  • Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Certificate in Writing a Bestseller.
  • Studying online/by correspondence means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and a qualification that’s highly valued.
  • Course materials provided.

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This course is delivered by Open Colleges, RTO Code: 90796

Financial assistance

Payment plans are available.

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This course is delivered by Open Colleges, RTO Code: 90796

RTO 90796
Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.

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