Training alert

UPCOMING NUJ Training courses include Feature Writing on 23-24 May, Writing Your First Book on 25 May, Screenwriting on 26 May and Advance News Writing on 27 May.

NUJ Training's Pitch and Deal course for this summer has had a change of date, it's now Friday 22 July moving from a date that was in early July. More details here.

There may also be few places left on the following new NUJ Training courses - Multimedia Storytelling on May 13, Get Noticed! Make Your CV Stand Out From The Crowd on 19 May, Develop a PR Strategy on 21 June. See NUJ Training' course calendar. For enquiries and to suggest ideas for new courses, email

The Society of Authors' Educational Writers Group is running a seminar on 14 May that includes a negotiating skills workshop. It costs £40 and is open to all, but the deadline to register is 6 May. For details, and to book, email Rachel O'Malley at the Society of Authors.

For self-training, members of the General Federation of Trade Unions (it includes the NUJ) get a special offer on Rosetta Stone language learning software. For a limited period (not yet specified), NUJ members can get a six-month licence for £50 for courses in any language. Rosetta Stone has quite a track record - it was developed to teach Russian and English to astronauts and cosmonauts working together on the International Space Station. Email for offer details.

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