April 21st, 1999

Writers Write, Inc. Announces Launch of Online University for Writers

Writers Write®, the Internet's largest resource for writers announces the launch of its new educational division, Writers Write University. An online registration form and details about classes can be found online at: http://www.writerswrite.com/wwu/.

The online courses will make use of the interactive possibilities available with Internet technology. Each of the classes are taught entirely online. Live sessions utilize a state of the art chat server, which allows users to log in with any browser. Classes also include personalized critiques of each student's work. Students for each course will also have access to a private, passworded area on writerswrite.com where they can read messages from the instructor and from other students. The first two classes are: Your Rocket Ride to a Full-Time Writing Career, taught by award-winning screenwriter and author Skip Press (Writer's Guide to Hollywood Producers, Directors and Screenwriters' Agents, 1999-2000, Prima Publishing), and Writing Short Stories That Sell -- Parts I and II, taught by British literary and crime author Alex Keegan, whose prize-winning short stories have appeared in numerous publications such as The Atlantic, and whose mystery series starring policewoman "Caz" Flood was nominated for an Anthony Award, will show students how to write publishable short stories.

WWU is also offering for purchase materials from its popular Online Seminar, taught by Emmy Award-winning writer/producer and bestselling novelist Stephen J. Cannell, author of King Con and Riding the Snake (William Morrow), and of numerous hit television shows including The Rockford Files, The A-Team, Wiseguy and Silk Stalkings.

Greg Knollenberg, CEO of Writers Write, Inc., says, "Our mission is to provide quality writing courses taught by top-notch professionals. Our classes are designed for amateur and professional writers who are serious about writing, who are looking to improve their skills and to learn more about the business side of writing."

Writerswrite.com is the Internet's largest writing site, consisting of thousands of webpages. Each month it receives over 1.75 million hits and over 400,000 page views. Writerswrite.com is an online information service and community for writers with online chat, writing-related links, daily news, job listings and an award-winning online magazine, The Internet Writing Journal TM, which features interviews with authors and media leaders, articles and book reviews in all genres. Writers Write can be found online at: http://www.writerswrite.com. Writers Write is produced by Writers Write, Inc., a new media company in Dallas, Texas.

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