Past Publishing Courses

Oct ’15
16

Managing an editorial project

This course is for you if you manage or are going to manage an editorial project and need to know how to make the best use of your team, budget, time and resources. Details
Sep ’15
26

Writing and illustrating picture books

This workshop is ideal for writers and illustrators to learn the process of writing/illustrating, generating ideas and understanding illustrations for creating children's picture books Details
Aug ’15
27-28

The process to a winning book cover

The stages and key aspects involving book cover creation will be explained using published books including covers designed by the facilitator. Participants will create a comprehensive design brief which is essential for commissioning a cover design. Details
Jul ’15
16

Writing textbooks

Learn to write an engaging and effective textbook which is informative, comprehensible and comprehensive while imparting a sense of excitement in the subject area. Details
Jul ’15
14

Managing an editorial project

This course is for you if you manage or are going to manage an editorial project and need to know how to make the best use of your team, budget, time and resources. Details
Jun ’15
19

Introduction to copyediting

Learn about the editorial process, tasks such as copyediting, mechanical editing and proofreading. Helpful for editors who have just begun their job roles or those with 1 -2 years of experience Details
May ’15
8

Communication skills for writers

This workshop covers public speaking, enhancing a presentation with AV or IT and working with the media for writers and authors looking to market and promote themselves and their own work.
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May ’15
6

Preparing for publication

If you are a writer, a serious strategic plan can help you become a professional author! Learn to create a plan that helps you develop your ideas and initial writing into a body of work that is ready for publication. Details