Developmental Editing

WRITING X 451.2WS

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

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Hybrid
Starting at $788.00
As few as 4 days
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:

To be successful, an editor must draw from a broad base of skills, consider the entire publishing process, and be capable of developmentally editing a book into its best version. Developmental editing requires big picture thinking coupled with the ability to focus on critical areas that reflect on the entire text. Students will learn how to choose a manuscript, developmentally edit the text, craft an editorial letter, and give feedback directly to the author in a video interview with the class.

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

Hybrid courses have both regular remote meeting times and online instruction. Click “See Details” for more information.

Available
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Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10:00AM PT - 6:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Tobi Harper
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Fee:
$788.00
111 days left. Enroll by Feb 17, 2021
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Notes
Enrollment limited to 15 students. Visitors not permitted. $150 nonrefundable. Internet access required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 19, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Feb 18, 2021
10:00AM PT - 6:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Fri Feb 19, 2021
10:00AM PT - 6:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Feb 20, 2021
10:00AM PT - 6:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sun Feb 21, 2021
10:00AM PT - 6:00PM PT
Online

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

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