J298 How to be an Editor

This is a great course for writers who want to learn how editors think, and use those skills to make their own work better. This class will connect you with actual working editors at great publications. There will be lectures on everything from fine-grain skills (refining sentences for clarity, power, and concision) up through more advanced techniques like identifying reporting holes, understanding a story’s driver, basic structures , and strategies for sustaining narrative momentum.




Time:  Th 3:00 - 6:00

Location:  209 North Gate (Greenhouse)

Class Number:  48126

Section:  1

Units:  3


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Enroll Limit:  12

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