Creative writing courses can help you turn your passion into a writing career. You will be encouraged to find and develop your creative voice. Writing is not just about practice, as there are many theories and skills to learn in order to become a more well-rounded and professional writer. Courses expose students to creative writing and literary studies. Fiction, non-fiction, experimental writing, journalism, life writing, poetry, screenwriting and writing for young adults are some of the writing modes explored. Graduates may go on to become freelance writers, poets, or authors.