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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Starting at $720.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

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.

Spring 2024 Schedule

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Tuesday 6:30PM - 9:30PM PT
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Instructor: Kate Gale
396795
Fee:
$720.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 23, 2024
Course Requirements

Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

Literary Publishing in the Twenty-First Century (2nd edition) by Wayne Miller, Kevin Prufer, and Travis Kurowski
The Publishing Business: A Guide to Starting Out and Getting On (2nd edition) by Kelvin Smith and Melanie Ramdarshan Bold
Merchants of Culture: The Publishing Business in the Twenty-First Century (2nd edition) by John B. Thompson
What Editors Do: The Art, Craft, and Business of Book Editing by Peter Ginna
The Subversive Copy Editor (2nd edition) by Carol Fisher Saller
Schedule
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Tue Apr 9, 2024
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Tue Apr 16, 2024
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Tue Apr 23, 2024
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Tue Apr 30, 2024
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
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Tue May 7, 2024
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Tue May 14, 2024
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
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Tue May 21, 2024
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Tue May 28, 2024
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Tue Jun 4, 2024
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Tue Jun 11, 2024
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Remote Classroom

Summer 2024 Schedule

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This section has no set meeting times.
Future Offering (Opens April 29, 2024 12:00:00 AM)
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Instructor: Brian Farrey-Latz
398232
Fee:
$720.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 17, 2024
Course Requirements

Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

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