Certificate in

Faith & Writing

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Certificate Program in Faith and Writing

A one-year, practical certificate program to help faithful writers polish their skills and publish their work.

 

·   Explore the various genres: poetry and prose, fiction and nonfiction, fantasy and myth

·   Learn the ropes of structure, outline, multiple drafts, peer review, and publishing process
    in the various genres

·   Write a good and faithful, as well as publishable, book or script

·   Write poetry and prose like an Oxford Inkling

·   Incorporate the art of story and mythopoetics into your writing

·   Integrate faith and writing as ministry and service

Program Description:
Designed as a one-year guided educational experience in faith-based creative writing for ministry.  Offered in one-on-one Oxford-style tutorials and small group sessions led by noted Northwind faculty who have successfully published their own works and know how to coach authors through the writing process.  Each of the core courses taken at Northwind Institute are equivalent to 3-6 academic credits and are eligible for transfer to Northwind Seminary for degree-completion or toward a Master of Arts in Faith and Writing (M.A.fw)

Participants:
For self-identified writers who want to improve their skills, learn new skills, practice writing, and understand the changing world of publishing.


 

Meet The Faculty

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Dr. Charlie Starr

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Dr. Chrystal Hurd

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Dr. Terry Glaspey

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Dr. Christin Lazo

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Faith & Writing Course List

Five Core Courses 


 Course 1: The Faithful Writer with the Faculty Team
    Tuition  $1200.00


 Course 2: Writing Poetry with a Purpose with Dr. Crustal Hurd

    Tuition  $  600.00


 Course 3: Writing Fantasy or Fiction with Dr. Charlie Starr

    Tuition  $  600.00


 Course 4: Writing Creative Nonfiction with Dr. Terry Glaspey

    Tuition  $  600.00


 Course 5: Writing Scripts for Stage and Film Dr. Hurd & Dr. Starr

    Tuition  $  600.00

OPTION ONE

Complete your Certificate

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Writing Practicum: $2400.00

 

·  Seminar in Writing Methods and Collaboration

·  Seminar in Manuscript Development

·  Submission of one manuscript for critical review

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OPTION TWO

Complete your Degree

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Step 1: Apply to the Seminary

Step 2: Transfer your Five Core Courses from Northwind Institute to Northwind Seminary

Step 3: Capstone Experience (12 credits)

Tuition: $1800.00

Fees   : $  750.00
 


Course 1: Writing Methods and Collaboration (how to write like an Inkling)
 

Course 2: Manuscript Development and Submission resulting in a Manuscript submitted for critical review.

Northwind Institute has met the requirements of the Oklahoma Board of Private Vocational Schools to offer certificates of completion for theological and ministry-related courses.