Feature Writing and Storytelling

Self-Paced Learning
Course Duration
191 minutes
Language of instruction
Certificate Price
28 USD - 100 QAR
Joining for Free without paying the certificate fee, you cannot obtain the certificate; you can only watch all the videos, readings, and quizzes.
About This Course

The focus of this e-learning course is on the craft of feature writing and storytelling. It aims to provide learners with the skills and techniques necessary to create compelling and engaging feature articles.

Anam Zakaria has extensive experience in writing stories for prominent publications.
She has worked as a journalist and writer and has successfully pitched numerous feature articles to various prominent publications such as The New York Times, The Wire, Al Jazeera, and CBC. The trainer’s experience in pitching stories allows her to provide valuable insights and tips to effectively pitch ideas and write in-depth stories.

Course Objectives


  • Understanding the elements of a compelling story
  • Developing different storytelling techniques
  • Understanding how to enhance creativity and imagination
  • Understanding the power of storytelling
  • Understanding the ethical considerations in feature writing
  • Cultivating empathy and understanding of characters



  • How to find feature stories and craft a compelling narrative?
  • How to improve our interviewing skills?
  • How to craft a compelling pitch?
  • How to edit and revise your writing for clarity and coherence?
  • How to fact-check for accuracy?
  • How to maintain ethical considerations?
  • How to develop engaging characters?
  • How to identify target markets?


Behavioural gains:

  • Overcoming writer's block
  • Seeking inspiration and sparking new ideas
  • Developing a professional approach to pitching stories
  • Building confidence in storytelling and writing abilities
  • Cultivating a strong work ethic in writing and editing
What do I get from this course?
  • Full lifetime access.
  • Paid Certificate.
What do I need to take this course?
  • Knowledge of the English language.
  • A Computer or Mobile with an Internet Connection.