Courses

School of Writing

School of Writing

You have a story. We’ll help you unleash it.

About the Course

If you love reading, writing, or want to get a glimpse of the publishing world then our course is for you. God gave you this passion for a reason and our desire is to unleash your potential and help you turn this gift into your mission field.

Program Information

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Prerequisite

Matias & Samantha Arredondo
English
DTS
What happens in this course?

Experienced writers teach you how to hone your craft and serve God with your talent. We are committed to helping you become a better communicator so you can be a better missionary.

Course Content (3 months)

Learn from best-selling authors how to navigate the publishing world.

In this intensive twelve-week course you will have lectures focused on various styles of writing taught by best-selling authors and experienced writers who will share the expertise God has given them. Daily writing assignments, discussion groups, and a Christian worldview are woven throughout the program. Although many of the communication principles taught are universal, this course emphasizes the conventions of writing in the English language.

Creative nonfiction 

Self-editing and Publishing 

Children’s literature and Fiction

Thematic writing

Social Media and Online content

Journalism and Articles

More about the course

Stay in a Christian environment while working on your writing project.

After finishing the lecture phase, you have the opportunity to stay on and complete a three-month practicum on your own project. Whether you want to develop your skill in editing, publish a few articles, or work on your novel, we will help you to accomplish your goal while fostering your talent in a creative environment.

Honing your skills

Creative environment

Personalized mentoring

Dedicated writing time

Christ-centered culture

Group feedback and motivation

What makes us unique?

Tribe

While writing courses at traditional universities take years to complete, in our course you’ll receive the same information packed into three months and with a Christian worldview.

Proffesional

Our vision is to help you develop the character and skills to fulfill God’s call on your life. 

Legacy

It doesn’t matter if you are a beginner or are already published. If you have a story in your heart, need fresh inspiration, or are wanting to effectively communicate God’s truth, then our course is for you.

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Vaccination disclaimer

In accordance with State Law, all students and student children must present proof of age appropriate vaccinations in order to attend any program at the University of the Nations—YWAM Kona. Please click here for the vaccination requirements.

Accreditation disclaimer

THE UNIVERSITY OF THE NATIONS IS NOT ACCREDITED BY AN ACCREDITING AGENCY RECOGNIZED BY THE UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF EDUCATION.  Admission to the University of the Nations (U of N) and any of its sponsored programs is open to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, and educationally unrelated handicaps. U of N reserves the right to change schedules and course offerings as deemed necessary.