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Week 8: Copy Editing Pt. 2

In week 6, our final lesson with Kevin, we did some copy editing┬ábut this was just a taster of things to come. In week 8…

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Week 7: The REF (Research Excellence Framework)

In our final lesson with Tony Mason we discussed the REF. The REF, also known as the Research Excellence Framework, is the a process that…

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Week 6: Copy Editing

Today’s lesson was very hands on which was great after Kevin’s last lesson which, whilst very interesting and eye opening, was a lot of information…

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Week 5: Author Contracts

I unfortunately missed this session.

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Week 4: The Sales & Marketing Timeline

In today’s session we looked at the sales and marketing timeline for literary fiction. The whole process from cradle-to-grave can take between anywhere from a…

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Week 3: Keeping on Top of Your List

In this weeks lesson we looked at the how and why of keeping on top of both your back-list and your front-list. When you are…

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Week 2: Independent Publishing Houses in the Wider Publishing World

During this weeks lesson we looked at the independent publisher compared to the wider publishing world. There is, unsurprisingly, a lot of similarities between an…

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Week 1: The Role of a Commissioning Editor

Being a Commissioning Editor isn’t grabbing a coffee in a posh London coffee bar and having a meeting with an author, at least according to…

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