Posts Tagged ‘course’

June 13, 2013 8:00 am

Submit a Writing Sample to Winghill

Winghill Writing School offers seven comprehensive writing courses. That’s quite a lot of courses, particularly if you’re not sure which is right for you. That’s why our director, Alex Myers, regularly accepts writing sample submissions and replies with her expert course advice. She’ll help you decide which course is best suited to your current skill level and goals. Interested in learning how to submit a writing sample to Winghill? Read on.

Submit a Writing Sample to Winghill

Before you submit, it’s a good idea to understand the seven different offerings from Winghill. They are:

1. Creative Writing

The Creative Writing course is the perfect choice for anyone looking to explore different writing styles, lengths, and who want a fully customized learning experience. Your personal tutor – a published author – will provide you with guidance and individualized assignments throughout your course.

2. Novel Writing

The Novel Writing course is an excellent choice for anyone who has a story in mind and wants help with character development, plot, formatting, and anything else novel-related. If you choose this course, your goal should be to finish the course with a novel ready to be published.

3. Romance Writing

This one’s pretty clear! If you’re interested in writing romance stories, novels, or anything else – this is the course for you.

4. Children’s Writing

The Children’s Writing course is designed for the student looking to become a children’s author. Whether you want to focus on creating text for a picture book or want to write a short story for kids, this course will help you achieve your goals.

5. Memoir Writing

The Memoir Writing course offers you the chance to either a) write a memoir or b) write a family history piece. Your tutor will be able to customize your experience and assignments to suit your goals and help you retell the tales you most want told.

6. Writing for Business

The Business Writing course is for those looking to improve their technical and business writing skills.

7. Screenwriting

The Screenwriting course is the newest addition to the Winghill course lineup and will help you prepare a story to pitch for the big screen.


If you’d like help deciding which course is for you, click here to submit a writing sample now.




April 20, 2013 8:30 am

How to Become an Interior Decorator


If you’ve ever wondered how to become an interior decorator, this post has been written with you in mind. Design and decor is an incredibly lucrative and popular field, and it’s quite easy to get started, too! Many design lovers, DIY enthusiasts, and decor addicts alike consider building a career doing what they love at least once – why not do more than consider it and really make it a reality? Read on to learn how. I promise, it’s easier than you think.

All it really takes to get started is a knack for choosing colors that work together well, and an eye for design (untrained or otherwise). If you have the passion, you can absolutely learn the tools to help turn your love for decorating into a career. Here at QC Design School, we offer five comprehensive courses in decorating and design including: Interior Decorating, Home Staging & Interior Redesign, Interior Redesign, Professional Organizing, and Feng Shui Design.

Within our courses, we cover the ins-and-outs of color theory, creating floor plans, working with textiles, and more. You also receive full business training so you can rest assured you’ll graduate from QC Design School not only with the practical kn0w-ho, but the business savvy that you’ll also need to launch a successful business of your own.

While you’re working through an Interior Decorating course, such as the one offered by QC Design School, you’ll also want to ensure you’re staying on top of current and forecasted trends in the decorating industry. This means checking out blogs, reading magazines, and even attending local trade shows. It can be easy to focus too much on a single decorating style, but it’s important you know how to decorate using many different styles – so regular research and reading is key.

Now that you’ve learned how to become an interior decorator, why not take the next step? Explore our website, give us a call at 1-800-267-1829, and enroll in our Interior Decorating course. You won’t regret it! We even offer a 21-day money back guarantee to back up our promise. What are you waiting for?




Celebrity makeup artist nathan johnsonQC Makeup Academy is excited to announce the upcoming launch of its newest offering, Pro Makeup Workshop with Nathan Johnson. The pro workshop, an online makeup workshop, gives students the opportunity to learn from celebrity makeup artist Nathan Johnson in a one-on-one setting.

The online makeup workshop features hours of video content in which Nathan Johnson shows you how to achieve more than six gorgeous makeup looks using advanced techniques that any pro should know. From the smokey eye and its many variations and perfectly defined brows to intricate eyeliner looks and advanced glitter application – this course is full of celebrity makeup artist tips and secrets. Your clients will think you’ve worked some serious magic!

This course is perfect for an existing makeup artist looking to really boost his or her skills or for someone simply looking to learn how to do a few makeup looks and do them well. If you have no experience in makeup, you should consider first enrolling in one of our existing courses: Makeup Artistry or Master Makeup Artistry. These two courses will provide you with the fundamental knowledge and hands-on training you’ll need to get the most possible out of the pro makeup workshop.

Take a look a sneak peek of the course host, Sandra Baranek, having her makeup done for an on-camera appearance! If you’d like to be added to the wait list and be the first to know about course pricing and launch information, send us an email now.

The course begins with Nathan Johnson applying on-camera makeup to course host, Sandra Baranek. In the video, Nathan explains the importance of flawless on-camera makeup. Take a look below to see some exclusive images from the first tutorial!




We hope you’ll enjoy the Pro Makeup Workshop with Nathan Johnson just as much as we enjoyed creating it. Exact launch date to be released shortly. Stay tuned!

March 6, 2013 3:24 pm

How To Become a fashion stylist

We are so excited to announce the upcoming launch of our newest course in Personal Styling. If you’ve ever wanted to become a fashion stylist, now is the time. Our online course will have you studying from e-books, DVDs, and completing hands on assignments. You’ll submit them to your Style Mentor – a professional and established fashion stylist.personal styling course

You’ll learn about topics such as working with body types, maternity styling, bridal styling, fashion over forty, second hand shopping, styling for men, and more. We’ll also provide you with the business savvy you’ll need to succeed. You’ll learn all about topics such as networking, how to network online, how to use social media for your business, marketing, promotion, and more. We teach it all.

You’ll also be learning from NYC fashion stylist, Alison Stewart of She’s styled for endless print and ad campaigns, worked with celebrities, and has a roster of editorial and personal styling projects that will inspire you. Alison is actually one of the style mentors, too, so you may even be paired with her when you enroll. Your Style Mentor will provide you with audio feedback on each assignment you complete so you can move forward with confidence and keep improving all through the course.

Click here to learn more now. Be sure to sign up for the newsletter, the QC Style Report, so you never miss an update from our style HQ.