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A biography is neither a diary nor a journal. It's more than a collection of ‘she did this’ and ‘he did that’. Although biographies are writing about life, it's more useful to think of them as a collection of writings about life events.
The course covers: the nature and scope of editing, the role and responsibility of the editor in publishing, working with authors and publishers, the editing process and skills required, copyright and other legal concerns, indexing and referencing, varying the approach according to the kind of book, etc.
This course is designed for self-editors, aspiring professional editors and desktop publishers. Its aim is to develop the students understanding of the editing processes.Develop a capacity to edit a broad range of publishing material including both print and electronic media, text and graphics.
Professional and Specialist Editing online - BWR307: This senior editing distance learning course is designed for editors who are already happy that they have advanced proofreading and copy editing skills and techniques and who want to move up to more senior or specialised roles.
Study from Home with this Distance Learning Course. Gain hands-on experience as an editor in a student publishing team! In this course, you will develop essential practical knowledge and skills that you will need in your career as editor or publisher.
Learn to write effectively. This course is particularly useful for people who wish to brush up on their writing skills, or to obtain basic skills which they should have, but did not develop properly while at school.
Ethics might simply be described as the study of “What is right and what is wrong”. Another way of defining ethics is “those norms and rules of conduct that distinguish between acceptable and unacceptable behaviour”.
Understand how to write as a freelancer. Ten lessons cover everything from good grammar, to planning and writing newspaper and magazine articles, advertisements, books and more. Emphasis is placed on things which are important to publishers who might buy your work.
Enhance your freelance writing skills! This is a great follow up course to Freelance Writing 1. It begins by revisiting writing fundamentals, in order to lay the foundation for specific freelance writing skills for newspapers, periodicals, education, biographies, technical. fiction and others.
Acquire the writing skills needed to become both an employed and freelance Journalist. To become a successful journalist, you will need a number of key attributes to call upon during your journalistic career. This course will help you gain them.
Develop your understanding of editing, publishing, and image manipulation! The skills and knowledge developed in this course can help you start a career as a freelance writer, editor or publisher or you can gain full credit towards our Diploma in Journalism while building your career.
Succeed in your career in journalism. This study journalism from home course is designed to prepare people for such career paths. It concentrates on developing the skills needed to succeed as a writer, and an awareness of how to develop a career in this industry.
Become a successful journalist. Being paid to write is a dream shared by many because journalism is a challenging and exciting profession. Writing well under pressure and writing to a Newspaper's requirements is very important. This course will teach you the skills you need to achieve your potential.
Gain practical journalism experience. Develop your ability to write articles to specification and submit those articles for publication in a periodical (ie. Newspaper, Magazine or Ezine). By the end of this course, you will actually have something published!
Expand your practical journalism opportunities. This module gives you valuable experience in writing for a student publication, which will greatly enhance your resume. Under the guidance of a mentor (a writing/editing tutor), you will participate in the production of a specific publication.
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