Editorial Management I: Acquisition to Publication


Learn how a manuscript becomes a book in this foundational course for editors and writers, especially those considering self-publishing.

Starting at $720.00
As few as 10 weeks

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.

Winter 2024 Schedule

Date & Time
This section has no set meeting times.
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Instructor: Brian Farrey-Latz
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ENROLL BY: Jan 17, 2024
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Enrollment limited to 15 students; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

This online course is conducted through Canvas, a secure website that allows students to log in to access lectures, discussions, and other course materials on demand. There are no required class meetings. Each course is structured with weekly assignments and deadlines. Lectures and coursework are accessible throughout the week. Workshops are conducted in writing via discussion boards with your instructor and classmates.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 31, 2024
Course Requirements

Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

Contact Us

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

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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