Honing your craft: Advanced copy-editing and proof-reading

NAC_CD.SKFC.002.011
Academy of Literary Arts and Publishing Singapore
UEN: S68SS0042H
Full
Fee
$
288.25

Course Key Information

  • Eligible for Claim Period
    03 Jul 2017 - 03 Jul 2017
  • Supporting Public Agency
    -
  • Training Duration
    7.00 hours
  • Mode of Training
    Part Time
  • Method of Delivery
    -
  • Course Language
    English
  • Min. Qualification Required
    Secondary
  • Job Level
    -
Course Objective

Editing? Want to advance and add skills? All editors (books, magazines, websites) now need to keep up with changing roles and the rapid expansion of technology and its effects on publishing (print and online). You will want to deepen your skills working with and analysing texts; understanding the market, and using all you have to make your publication the best it can be! Join us for an intense (and intensely fun) day.

Course Content

                   
- Balancing the elements: Being advocate for the public, the publisher and the author 
- Who is the writing for? What is its best form?
- Structural and line editing; how much of each is enough?
- When to stop editing: when is the piece  just right
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- Keeping the reader reading (with no blips!)
- Proof-reading techniques
- What an editor s role and responsibilities are beyond  pure  editing
- Communicating well: Becoming a diplomat and a choreographer!
- Bringing it all together and  launching  the manuscript
                
                   - Balancing the elements: Being advocate for the public, the publisher and the author 
                
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