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Get the inside scoop on how publishers turn manuscripts into books through the expert work of editors.
WRITING X 455.2
Learn how successful literary agents cultivate relationships with aspiring writers, powerful editors, and prestigious publishers.
WRITING X 455.1
Learn how literary agents take author manuscripts from query to signed contracts in this introductory course.
WRITING X 451.1
Learn copyediting best practices as you develop skills in this area critical to writing, editing, and publishing.
WRITING X 451.2
Learn to review written works to suggest line edits and substantial thematic revisions in this introductory course.
Attendees of WRITING 752.1E can add a one-on-one consultation with instructor David Groff on 10 pages of writing and a 1-page query submitted in advance.
WRITING X 452.1
Learn how a manuscript becomes a book in this foundational course for editors and writers, especially those considering self-publishing.
WRITING X 452.2
This course will focus on the general trajectory of book publication from the launch of the book on, and specifically the role of editor in the modern iterations of publishing. It will cover the…
WRITING X 452.3
Set the groundwork for work as a freelance editor in this foundational course offering tools of the trade for successful editors.
Learn to work strategically toward finding an agent in this workshop that helps you develop a pitch, a list of agents, and materials that identify you as a serious writer prepared for success.
WRITING X 455.3
Learn how writers get their names out there and take advantage of opportunities to connect with readers in this practical course on personal branding and promotion.
WRITING X 454.1
Learn self-publishing best practices in this course that grounds you in the publishing industry and sets you up for success as an independent author.
Format: Remote Instruction
WRITING X 451.3
Get an insider's view of how editors thrive within the publishing industry in this introductory course perfect for writers and professionals who want to break into the field.
The world of Editing and Publishing is filled with countless professional avenues for those with an interest or background in writing. In fact, having a passion for writing can be the ideal…
Hear from experts working in the Los Angeles editing and publishing field in this pre-recorded webinar covering professional development and career options.