Freelance Editing 101 GROUP COURSE

$239.00

This is an essential course for those who wish to learn the basics of freelance editing for paying clients.

You will learn:

  • The difference between proofreading, line editing, substantive editing, and critiquing
  • References to use for different types of manuscripts
  • What to look for in nonfiction manuscripts
  • What to look for in fiction manuscripts
  • How to mark corrections using editor’s and proofreader’s symbols
  • How to use Microsoft Word’s “Track Changes” feature for electronic editing
  • Proofreading Scripture quotations
  • How to make helpful suggestions for improvement.

Description

Instructor: Christi McGuire

Format: This is the Group Course format, which includes an online discussion board and instructor feedback. This course will be conducted via Google groups.

Prerequisite: Establishing Your Freelance Business 101 is recommended but not required.

Level: Beginner

Base price: $239 (members of The Christian PEN receive discounts)

Course length: This course is eight lessons; it runs from January 20 to March 16, 2020.

Deadline to register: January 27, 2020

Course outline: Click to download.

Certificate of Completion: Upon completion of this course, students will earn a course certificate.

(Note: Refunds will not be given for this Group Course after January 17, 2020.)