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An Introduction to Editorial for Publishing

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A one-day course exploring the editor’s role in book publishing and introducing the basic skills you need to succeed.

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Aimed at candidates from all backgrounds, this course is suitable for anyone looking to get their first job in publishing or wanting to move into editorial from another field.

We’ll cover the following, with both a theoretical overview and practical exercises:

· Proof-reading

· Copy-editing

· Commissioning and editing fiction and non-fiction

· UK publishing houses – imprints and lists

· Day in the life of an editorial assistant

· Applications and interview skills for editorial positions

The course is taught by Anna Davidson. Anna has worked in trade publishing for twenty-five years, most recently as Head of Editorial Management for Faber & Faber. There she was responsible for overseeing the publishing process for the adult fiction and non-fiction lists, working closely with editorial colleagues and liaising with every department, from sales and marketing to publicity and production. Anna now works freelance as an editor, writer and coach.

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