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Learn to Write for the Web in MacEwan’s Writing Works Program on October 14, 2011

Writing for the Web Writing Works MacEwanAre you capturing the attention of your web site audience? Every day, we face information overload, and web site users become more selective about what information is important to them. In this workshop, learn to write web copy that will keep visitors reading and navigating through your site.  Also, discover the differences between writing for print and writing for the web, how web site design supports your web copy, and how to write content that will maximize search engine rankings and increase traffic to your site. $154, noncredit

WRIT 0209-OP01
Fri, Oct 14, 2011
9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Instructor: Angela Wiens
See more and register by calling Theresa Agnew, Program Director at 780-497-5366

Learn to Write Humour: The Business of Funny in MacEwan’s Writing Works Program, November 1 to 29, 2011

Writing Humour Edmonton Barbara North Writing Works MacEwanLearn the basics of using humour to write comedic non-fiction and short stories.  Your writing will come alive when you learn—from a professional comedian—how to tap your sense of humour to write for pleasure, profit, or publication.  You will be invited to share some of your own comedic short stories or essays with the class. $174, noncredit.



WRIT 0136-OP01
5 Tues, Nov 1 – 29, 2011
6:30 pm – 9 pm
Instructor: Barbara North

For more information and to register call Theresa Agnew, Program Director for MacEwan’s Writing Works Program at 780-497-5366. Please tell her you saw the posting here.

Marilyn Jones, Edmonton, Alberta ABOUT ME
I am Marilyn Jones, a news junkie with a penchant for publishing, politics, communications, gardening, hiking, reading, the arts and training nonprofit organizations in media relations and social media communications in Alberta (BA in English with Honours, U of A; Master of Publishing, SFU)