Editors who want to work outside of big publishing houses can find success in freelance editing. Freelance editors must learn to balance projects, find and bid on new work, and maintain client relationships over time. This course will provide students an overview of the skills necessary to pursue freelance editing work and to operate a business with one employee: yourself. By the end of the course, students will have the knowledge to structure and maintain a freelance editing practice.
Course OutlineSet the groundwork for work as a freelance editor in this foundational course offering tools of the trade for successful editors.
Course OutlineLearn to balance projects even as you find and begin new work
Develop strategies for maintaining client relationships
Identify ways to start and grow a business owned and managed by you
Course may be taken to satisfy an elective in either the Fiction or Creative Nonfiction Certificate.
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Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Study Abroad at UCLA Program : Required