Now enrolling for the January session. Session begins Monday, January 7th!

Welcome to HCSMasterClass in the Fundamentals of Becoming a Writer! In this course you will:

  • Learn the fundamentals of breaking into writing, even if you are working on a one-time project (such as a cover letter or a project for work or school), or getting your feet wet as a freelance writer or a blogger;
  • Gain an in depth understanding of the “how to”s for the four branches of “types of writers”;
  • Discover innovative ways to market your writing, as well as your brand; and,
  • Receive 1 weekly assignment for the duration of the course (totaling 4 assignments) to build your foundation in the craft, as well as receive feedback for each assignment.


  1. When do sessions begin?

Sessions begin on the first Monday of each month and last for four weeks. 

        2. I am looking for something to help me write my cover letter, will this course help me?

Absolutely! The fundamentals of writing are pretty cross-disciplinary, as in they apply to several different types of writing – be it creative, technical, or free form blog-style. The added benefit is that a solid foundation in writing not only gets your foot in the door with a good cover letter and resume, but studies have shown that increased writing skills affect overall workplace performance.

        3. How much does it cost?

$50 a session. Sessions are four weeks long and include four, graded (with feedback) assignments. Students may pay by signing up directly through the PayPal link in the sidebar on this webpage.