E Publishing


Course content:  The Book

  • Writing: Getting your manuscript in shape. Drafts, length, chapter length.
  • Editing: subbing and proofreading.
  • Formatting: Calibre, etc.
  • Research: what else in genre/ what works, what doesn’t.
  • The blurb: your most important tool.
  • The Cover: Design options and services.

Publishing on Amazon Kindle

  • Step by step through the process
  • Rights.
  • Pricing:  how to pitch it. When to offer a “freemium”
  • Royalties:  what’s your cut?

The Promo: How to sell yourself.

Publishing:  The traditional route

  • The synopsis and query letter: how to write and structure.Approaching agents: what works, what doesn’t.
  • What publishers are looking for: how to avoid the slush pile.


No formal qualifications required.

This 1 day course costs £100 for NUJ members and £160 for non-members and this includes all materials, tea/coffees & sandwich lunch.

Check out our Course Calendar for the next date and location for this course.  For availability and to book a place, please contact us on 0141 248 6648/7748 or by email at NUJScotland@nuj.org.uk

 PaypalYou can pay for this course securely using the links below:


Non members CLICK HERE

Please note many of our courses are eligible for funding under a SDS Individual Learning Account, so let us know if you have an ILA at the time of booking and we can request a learning token for you.



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