Editorial Management I: Acquisition to Publication

WRITING X 452.1
Learn how a manuscript becomes a book in this foundational course for editors and writers, especially those considering self-publishing.
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What you can learn.

  • Learn 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

About this course:

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.

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