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  • Basics of Developmental Editing for Nonfiction


    $79. This four-lesson, self-paced 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 concepts for students who are not at all familiar with editorial methodology. If…

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

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


    $79. How to edit query letters, blurbs, pitches, and more. For nonfiction. This four-lesson, 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 path elevator pitches for authors…

  • Notes on Editing Memoir


    How to edit memoir. This four-lesson, self-paced 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 between memoir and autobiography, and between journaling and memoir….

  • how to edit nonfiction

    Principles of Developmental Editing for Nonfiction


    $79. This four-lesson, self-paced class digs deeper into how to identify developmental problems as they show up in nonfiction. It is the second class in the beginning series. Please take Basics of Developmental Editing for Nonfiction before you begin this class. This class focuses on book-length nonfiction and covers: Differences in working with indie author clients,…

  • how to start your editing business

    Starting Your Editing Business


    $79. How to start your editing business. This four-lesson, self-paced 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 inventory gaining more experience setting fees using letters…

  • how to edit a novel

    Developmental Editing Practicum


    $500. How to edit a novel or nonfiction book. This self-paced class is intended for those with some developmental editing experience. For fiction editors, it is ideal to have taken the Beginning + Intermediate DE for Fiction classes or the self-paced DE 1 through 6 classes. For nonfiction editors, the Basics + Principles of Developmental…

  • give the gift of learning how to edit

    Club Ed Gift Card


    $25 – $250. Give a gift of learning!