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
Pricing: how to pitch it. When to offer a “freemium”
Royalties: what’s your cut?
The Promo: How to sell yourself.
Social Media: your most effective tool
Reviewers: how to create word of mouth.
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 £95.00 for NUJ members and £130 for non-members and includes all materials, tea/coffees & sandwich lunch.
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