This seminar, led by a longtime independent book editor, helps you transition from being a prose writer or poet who is publishing individual works to becoming the author of a book. You explore the vast changes occurring in the publishing business and how, as a proactive writer, you can make them work for you; how to answer the five questions every publishing professional will ask about your book; how the practice of literary citizenship can benefit your book project, your career, and the overall culture; and how you can chart your own path to getting your words between covers and into the hands of readers.
Course OutlineTransition from aspiring writer to published author with the advice of a professional editor in this practical and inspiring one-day course.
Course OutlineIdentify answers for the five questions every editor will ask you
Develop skills as a literary citizen to support your book and your career
Chart your own path to getting your book published
This course is not applicable towards the fiction/creative nonfiction certificate.
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Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Study Abroad at UCLA Program : Required