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Writing & Publishing 101

Are you passionate about writing and dreaming about publishing?

  • 149 Canadian dollars
  • Online session

Course Outline

1. Introduction to Writing Basics • Overview of essential writing skills and techniques • Understanding different writing genres and styles 2. Developing a Writing Routine • Strategies for establishing a consistent writing habit • Setting achievable writing goals for beginners 3. Exploring Different Writing Genres • Introduction to fiction, non-fiction, and creative writing • Identifying personal interests and strengths in writing 4. Crafting Compelling Characters and Settings • Techniques for creating engaging characters • Building vivid and immersive settings in writing 5. Plot Development and Story Structure • Understanding the basics of plot development • Creating a well-structured narrative for reader engagement 6. Editing and Revision Techniques • Importance of self-editing in the writing process • Strategies for revising and improving written work 7. Introduction to the Publishing Industry • Overview of traditional and self-publishing options • Understanding literary agents, publishers, and self-publishing platforms 8. Writing Query Letters and Proposals • Crafting effective query letters for literary agents or publishers • Preparing book proposals for submission 9. Navigating the Self-Publishing Process • Step-by-step guide to self-publishing a book • Cover design, formatting, and distribution considerations 10. Building an Author Platform • Importance of author branding and online presence • Utilizing social media and other platforms for book promotion 11. Marketing and Book Promotion • Strategies for promoting a book before and after publication • Building a marketing plan for a successful book launch 12. Understanding Copyright and Legal Considerations • Basics of copyright for writers • Legal considerations in publishing contracts 13. Receiving and Incorporating Feedback • Importance of beta readers and critique groups • Strategies for handling constructive criticism 14. Exploring Writing Communities • Joining writing groups and online communities • Networking with fellow writers for support and collaboration 15. Hands-On Writing Projects and Workshops • Engaging in writing exercises and projects to apply concepts • Peer review sessions for collaborative learning 16. Evaluation and Certification • Assessing participant performance through quizzes and assessments Certification: Upon completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate of completion.

Cancellation Policy

Any reservation or appointment can be rescheduled up to 48 hours before the scheduled time without penalty or additional fees. This allows for flexibility and accommodates any unexpected changes in the schedule of the individual or organization making the reservation. However, any changes made within 48 hours of the scheduled time may incur a rescheduling fee or result in the reservation being forfeited. This policy aims to ensure that both parties have enough time to adjust their schedules accordingly and avoid any inconvenience or inconvenience.

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