The process from written manuscript to published book is more complicated than most authors and newer publishing professionals expect. From what to look for in acquisitions to how to use metadata to your advantage to booking a successful author tour, this course covers everything that an author and publisher should expect from reading manuscripts to the actual publication date. By the end of the course, you understand how an editor turns an author’s manuscript into a saleable product.
Course OutlineLearn how a manuscript becomes a book in this foundational course for editors and writers, especially those considering self-publishing.
Course OutlineLearn how editors select which manuscripts to publish
Understand how metadata drives book sales at online retailers
Get a sense of how publishers plan and structure book tours
Get a firsthand view of how publishers turn submissions into books
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Study Abroad at UCLA Program : Required