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Writing About Video Games: Turn Your Hobby into Your Profession

Saturdays, July 14-Dec. 1 (Six online sessions: July 14, Aug. 11, Sept. 8, Oct. 6, Nov. 3, Dec. 1) 10 to 11:30 am, plus facilitated online interaction between sessions   $365 members/$395 others  ONLINE-ONLY CLASS

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What is the most successful entertainment launch of all time? No, it’s not James Cameron’s Avatar. It’s actually Activision’s video game, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. “The video game industry makes more money annually than the movie business,” says instructor Hilary Goldstein, “and the competition to become one of the few who writes about games has grown intense.

“I worked at IGN.com, the largest video games website in the world, for nearly a decade, spending the last two years as Editor-in-Chief. Currently, I am a contributor to more than a half-dozen magazines and websites including GameSpot, the Escapist, Venturebeat, and the Official Xbox Magazine as well as a marketing consultant for numerous game publishers. In that time, I’ve worked with dozens of writers, teaching them how to be successful in the games industry.

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