LCCC

On-Line: The Keys to Effective Editing

Course Number:ZOLNE2G01
CEUs:2.4
Begin Date:2018-12-12
End Date:2018-02-01
Days/Times:null Anytime, Day or Night
Number of Sessions:12
Tuition:$135.00
Location:On-Line
Description:Ask any published writer and you will hear that a good editor is not just helpful, but essential. If you aspire to be an editor, this course will teach you the fundamentals of top-notch editing for both fiction and nonfiction. If you're already working as an editor, you'll not only brush up on your skills, but will also learn about recent advances in your chosen profession. If you're a writer, you will learn essential self-editing tools to give your manuscripts the professional look that publishers like to see. From the language of editing to grammar, punctuation, and syntax to the all-important relationships between editor, author, and publisher, every facet of editing will be explored. Online editing is gaining popularity; its complexities will be unraveled and its advantages and pitfalls explored. Can you make a living as an editor? Tips and resources for finding work will be addressed at length. When you finish with this course, you will feel confident enough to tackle even the most complex of manuscripts. Requirements: Internet access, e-mail, Netscape or Internet Explorer Web browser. Although this course will teach English grammar, punctuation, and style, the student must be fluent in English and have a better-than-average spelling ability.
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