4-Week Online Prepare Your Book for Publishing, starts July 20, 2020
Begins Monday, July 20, 2020
Have you written a book, but don't know what to do to get it traditionally published? In this 4-week "Prepare Your Book for Publishing" class, award-winning author Alex Temblador has created a series of weekly lessons that will help you edit your book for grammar and content, look for gaps in timeline and plot, and search for a literary agent or publisher that's perfect for your book. With readings and lesson plans, you'll develop a better understanding of the publishing industry and how to prepare your book for acquisition by a literary agent or publisher. By the end of the class, you'll be on the right path to publication!
This is a great class for both writers of fiction and non-fiction who want to be traditionally published!
In this class, you'll do the following:
Edit your book for content and grammar
Learn about beta and sensitivity readers
Find literary agents that are right for you
Shape up your first chapter
Develop a query letter
Read articles and essays on editing and publishing books
Gather a better understanding of the publishing industry
And so much more!
Instructor: Alex Temblador
Class size limited to 10 writers
July 20, 2020 to August 17, 2020
Course is fully ONLINE; students can work according to their own schedule within weekly deadlines. Once you have enrolled the instructor will send you a link to our online classroom, provided via Wet Ink.
Instructor Alex Temblador is the award-winning author of Secrets of the Casa Rosada and an internationally-published freelance writer. She received an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Central Oklahoma and has since been a freelance writer for the last five years. Her Starred Kirkus novel has won such accolades as the NACCS 2019 Tejas Foco Young Adult Award, MG/YA Discovery Prize Winner of Writers League of Texas Book Awards, and Kirkus' Best of YA Books of 2018. Alex has two upcoming anthology publications, her creative work has been published in PALABRITAS and Cigale Literary Magazine, and her articles have appeared in outlets like Architectural Digest, Lonely Planet, The Daily Beast, Travel + Leisure, Bustle, Texas Highways Magazine, D Magazine, Fodors, among many others. In addition to being the moderator and brains behind Dallas' newest author panel series, LitTalk, Alex travels the world for her writing career and offers writing presentations and workshops at high schools, universities, and conferences in the U.S.