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  • Basics of Developmental Editing for Nonfiction


    $90 (Members: $81) | How to developmentally edit nonfiction | 4 lessons | Self-paced | Beginner This class is intended to describe and discuss the basics of developmental editing for nonfiction with the ultimate goal of helping you establish a freelance career as a developmental editor. It is aimed at beginners, so I include fundamental…

  • how to edit query letters, pitches, blurbs for nonfiction

    How to Edit Query Letters, Blurbs, Pitches, and More – For Nonfiction


    $90 (Members: $81) | How to edit nonfiction query letters and more| 4 lessons | Self-paced | Intermediate This self-paced class is meant for editors who would like to offer additional services to authors beyond manuscript editing. In this class, you’ll learn how to edit: query letters for authors planning to follow the traditional publishing…

  • how to edit nonfiction

    Principles of Developmental Editing for Nonfiction


    $90 (Members: $81) | How to identify developmental problems in nonfiction| 4 lessons | Self-paced | Beginner This class focuses on book-length nonfiction and covers: Differences in working with indie author clients, book publisher clients, and other types of corporate clients Common legal concerns including libel and invasion of privacy Understanding the revision process Overview of…

  • Notes on Editing Memoir


    $40 (Members: $36) | How to edit memoir | 4 lessons | Self-paced | Intermediate This class is informational-only, meaning you will not complete assignments based on the lessons. I do recommend that you read a few published memoirs as you work through the material. Notes on Editing Memoir will help you understand the distinction…

  • how to edit a novel

    Developmental Editing Practicum


    $500 (Members: $450) | How to edit a novel or nonfiction book | Self-paced | Advanced You may want to take this class if you’re: launching a developmental editing business and want an experienced developmental editor to review your edits on a manuscript to make sure you’re following best practices before you hang out your…

  • how to start your editing business.

    Starting Your Editing Business


    $90 (Members: $81) | How to start your editing business | 4 lessons | Self-paced | Intermediate This class helps new editors start and grow their editing business, whether copyediting, developmental editing, coaching, or some combination. Each lesson includes information on topics such as: finding your purpose identifying your potential clients conducting a personal skills…

  • Advanced Developmental Editing for Nonfiction


    $550 (Members: $495) | How to do a complete edit of a nonfiction book | 8 weeks | Self-paced | Advanced In this class, you’ll perform a complete, actual edit of a full-length nonfiction book manuscript. The instructor will provide a class manuscript for you to work on or you may use a manuscript of…