Developmental Editing

WRITING X 451.2

Learn to review written works to suggest line edits and substantial thematic revisions in this introductory course.

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Fall
Winter
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Summer
Classroom
Online
Starting at $575.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Identify what works and what needs improvement in drafts of a written work
  • Learn about the various roles of professional editors
  • Practice writing thorough editorial letters to identify revision plans

About this course:

An editor’s job includes not only improving the mechanics of writing but identifying places where content isn’t working or needs revision and development. This skill is also invaluable for writers, who can use it to shape their own work or to make extra money as they work on their own projects. Using exercises and readings, students learn how to use the elements of craft to draft editorial letters and representative line edits. Class discussions also explore the various roles of professional editors. The goal is to gain confidence as an editor by line-editing a large piece of fiction and writing a detailed editorial letter as the final class assignment.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Instructor: Seth Fischer
371168
Fee:
$575.00
58 days left. Enroll by Jan 16, 2020
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Notes

Enrollment limited. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 21, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Jan 16, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Discussion
Thu Jan 23, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Discussion
Thu Jan 30, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Discussion
Thu Feb 6, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Discussion
Thu Feb 13, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Discussion
Thu Feb 20, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Discussion
Thu Feb 27, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Discussion
Thu Mar 5, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Discussion
Thu Mar 12, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Discussion
Thu Mar 19, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Available
-
372897
Fee:
$695.00
141 days left. Enroll by Apr 8, 2020
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.

 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 13, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

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