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Editing

  • Builds Skills in Editing and Proofreading
  • Explores Roles of Editors
  • Provides Networking Opportunities

Today editing requires a sense of style and form, as well as the flexibility and technical know-how to edit across platforms. These courses provide skills from acquiring and editing book and magazine articles to copyediting traditional and online text. Learn to develop manuscripts that reflect the voice and point of view of the writer and the publisher, while fashioning text into highly readable prose.

A Career in Copyediting: Freelancing Is the New Black

Hone both your copyediting skills and your professionalism, and receive expert advice on how to get hired at either a magazine or book publisher.

2017 Spring
+ 1 more semester
3 sections

Fundamentals of Copyediting and Proofreading Books

In this practical training course, develop the skills needed to pursue a career as a copy editor or proofreader.

2017 Summer
2 sections

Grammar Intensive for Publishing Professionals

Enhance your skills as a publishing professional, and avoid the grammatical mix-ups that can threaten good writing.

2017 Summer
1 section

Book Manuscript Editing Workshop

Learn how to develop and sustain an author relationship and to nurture and guide a writer through the editing process.

2017 Spring
1 section

Book Editing Manuscript Workshop: Editing Children's and YA Novels

Hone your editorial skills, with special attention to the particular requirements of child and young-adult audiences.

2017 Spring
1 section

Hands-on Editing: Magazines and Websites

Develop the skills you need to launch your career in magazine and website editing.

How to Be a Book Editor

Learn about working with authors, basic line-editing techniques, and the editor’s ongoing role in the publishing process.

Magazine Copyediting

Develop copyediting expertise and increase your marketability through intensive, hands-on training.