You will learn about the process of getting your work published through study, practice, peer and instructor feedback, and assignments. This course will prepare you to seek publication with a fiction or non-fiction manuscript using traditional or self-publishing. Learn the complexities of establishing an author platform, growing a social media presence, and submitting to an agent and publisher. Additional topics include the nuts and bolts of publishing; book design, making a publication deal, contracts and royalties. Assignments will allow you to create a professional query letter, author biography and marketing plan for a current or future book project.
NotesPreviously known as "Getting Published - Fiction (WRI 212)"
Prerequisite: BMC 352 Learning Online
It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have a Learning Online Prerequisite Waiver in your profile. You may enrol in this course, by telephone, if you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins.
Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)
- Creative Writing Certificate : Elective Courses
- Professional Writing Certificate specializing in Business and Technical Writing : Professional Writing Optional Courses
- Professional Writing Certificate specializing in Marketing and Public Relations : Professional Writing Optional Courses