Writing

Molloy College offers writing courses in two different formats:  as face-to-face classroom courses and through online course delivery.

Three classroom courses are offered:  Effective Writing Skills for Business, Creative Writing and Creative Writing ll. The course descriptions and schedule of classes' links can be found below.

Dozens of online courses are offered in such areas as: Beginning Writer's Workshop, Write Fiction Like a Pro, How to Make Money From Your Writing, Write Your Life Story, Write and Publish Your Nonfiction Book, Write and Publish Your Nonfiction Book  and many more. Scroll down to the bottom of the page under, "Online Writing Courses" for a description, schedule and registration information.

Effective Writing Skills for Business

Course Number: WR-1500
Tuition: $245
Develop superior communication skills and better business writing including emails, letters and other vital documents. Understand the basics of social medias and how to make it work for you and your business. Utilize the best vocabulary to set the perfect tone and style. Arrange ideas and facts logically, increase coherence, edit and proofread. Make successful communication part of your skill base. This course is generally offered for 6 sessions in the evening or on Saturdays, three times a year: from October -December, March - April and from June-July. Click here for the current schedule of classes.

Instructor: Maureen Cronin, novelist, Go Faster Go. Maureen has over 20 years experience as a writer, copy editor and marketing professional.
Click here for the current schedule of classes.

Creative Writing

Course Number: WR-2500
Tuition: $195
Have you got a story or a novel in you? Would you like to be able to write with persuasion and punch? Whether it's writing to sell your product or service, a short story or the ever-elusive novel, this course will cover all the bases of powerful, creative writing. You will also learn how to find your personal "voice," to edit your own work, to perfect and polish your style and most importantly, how to get past 'writer's block' with a simple creative brainstorming methods. Also includes information about the paper-to-print process, the new world of on-demand printing and the truth about agents and publishers. This course is generally offered for 6 sessions in the evening or on Saturdays, three times a year: from October -December, from February-March and from April-May. Click here for the current schedule of classes.

Instructor: Maureen H. Cronin, Novelist. See bio under WR-1500
Click here for a current schedule of classes.

Creative Writing II

Course Number: WR-2520
Tuition: $195
A continuation of Creative Writing. This course will help further develop your writing skills. Hear feedback from Ms. Cronin and your fellow classmates. Complete your novel. This class also spends time discussing query letters and synopses for publishers or literary agents. The pros and cons of self-publishing will be discussed.nd polish your style and most importantly, how to get past 'writer's block' with a simple creative brainstorming methods. Also includes information about the paper-to-print process, the new world of on-demand printing and the truth about agents and publishers. This course is generally offered for 6 sessions in the evening or on Saturdays, three times a year from February - March, from April-May and from July-August. Click here for the current schedule of classes.

Instructor: Maureen H. Cronin, Novelist. See bio under WR-1500.
Click here for the current schedule of classes.

Registration
Students should register for classes at least one week prior to the start of classes to insure enough time for you to get your confirmation and parking permit. However, you can register up until the day of class. Please note that some of our classes do close out and some of our classes do cancel, so you may be taking a chance of not getting into the course of your choice by waiting.

To register online click here and then click the course title. To register in person, by phone, by fax or by mail, click here and follow the directions. Confirmation of your registration and classroom assignments will be mailed or emailed to you upon receipt of your registration.

Online Writing Courses

Molloy College, Division of Continuing Education and Professional Development, in partnership with Ed2Go, also offers many non-credit online writing courses in such areas as: Beginning Writer's Workshop, Write Fiction Like a Pro, How to Make Money From Your Writing, Write Your Life Story, Write and Publish Your Nonfiction Book, Write and Publish Your Nonfiction Book  and many more. Click here for a listing of all the online courses that are offered.

These six-week online courses are the perfect way to learn a new skill or enhance your existing ones. You'll need to spend roughly two to four hours each week completing two engaging lessons in an enjoyable, interactive learning environment. Expert instructors develop and lead every course, and you'll be able to interact with them and with fellow students in lively online discussion areas. However, the course is not conducted "live". You are able to log-in at any time to take your lessons. New sessions start every month, so you can sign up anytime. Upon completing a course with a passing score, you'll get an award of completion from Molloy College. Click here for an overview of the online course lessons, assignments and requirements.

Courses run for six weeks with two lessons each week and new classes start every month throuhout the year. Most courses are $95. 

For further information on these courses, including course descriptions and tuition rates, please click on the course topics above or visit us at: www.ed2go.com/molloy, email us at conted@molloy.edu or call us at 516.323.3550.

Mailing List/Request a Catalog
The schedule of classes comes out in our catalog which is mailed twice a year (January and July) to students who have made an inquiry or registered within the last 6 months. However, the most up-to-date scheduling information can be found on the program webpage. We will also email you reminders of the upcoming schedule if you have provided us with an email address. Request a catalog or join our mailing list.

 

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Continuing Education and Professional Development
1000 Hempstead Avenue Siena Hall, Room 106 Rockville Centre, New York 11571-5002

516.323.3550

conted@molloy.edu