Courses 2017-08-01T13:03:04+00:00

What you need to know to help authors improve their novels

Do you want to help authors improve their novels? And earn money by doing so professionally? If so, it sounds like you want to start offering developmental editing services. If that’s the case, I can help in this 4-week tutored online course.

How to conduct your service and work with clients

Knowing how a manuscript can be improved is one thing, but offering developmental editing as a professional service is another. In this course, we’ll look at how to carry out the critiquing and developmental editing of novels.

Creating and branding the website for your editorial business

This is a self-paced online course available for immediate download. You’ll learn why no amount of marketing will help you find more (and better) clients if you don’t have the foundations in place: a strong brand and website. Get step-by-step instructions on how to achieve this, plus personalised feedback on the website you create.

How to edit fiction professionally

A tutored online course that teaches you how to copy-edit and proofread fiction – as well as how to work with clients and find work. We’ll look at the practical side of on-screen mark up as well as addressing more nuanced questions about what to change in an author’s manuscript.

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FOR AUTHORS: Tame your novel-in-progress into a solid final draft

A tutored 8-week online course for developing novelists who are struggling to finish their manuscripts to the standard they want. You’ll learn what goes into writing a publishable novel, and how to put your knowledge into action in a way that’s right for you.