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WRITING X 455.2
Learn how successful literary agents cultivate relationships with aspiring writers, powerful editors, and prestigious publishers.
Format: Online
WRITING X 455.1
Learn how literary agents take author manuscripts from query to signed contracts in this introductory course.
Format: Online
WRITING X 451.1
Learn copyediting best practices as you develop skills in this area critical to writing, editing, and publishing.
Format: Online
WRITING X 451.4
Enhance existing copyediting skills in this course focused on building professional-level skills and practices.
Format: Online
WRITING X 451.2
Learn to review written works to suggest line edits and substantial thematic revisions in this introductory course.
Format: Online
WRITING X 452.1
Learn how a manuscript becomes a book in this foundational course for editors and writers, especially those considering self-publishing.
Format: Online
WRITING X 452.2
Learn how publishers launch a new book and what roles the book’s editor plays in its success from that point forward.
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.
WRITING X 456.1
Get hands-on work in the field as part of your Certificate in Literary Representation or Certificate in Editing and Publishing.
Format: Independent Study/Internship
WRITING 750
This course provides students with mentorship in literary magazine editing and an opportunity to review submissions as part of the magazine's operations.
Format: Online
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.
Format: Online
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.
WRITING 791.1
Learn how agents and authors work together to improve a manuscript and get it to the right editor.
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.
Format: Online
WRITING 714.2E
Hear from experts working in the Los Angeles editing and publishing field in this pre-recorded webinar covering professional development and career options.
Format: Online
WRITING 763.3E
Navigate the complex agent search process in this workshop offering advice and actions for finding the right agent for your work.
Format: Remote Instruction
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