Advanced Fiction Editing webinar, April 2013

Advanced Fiction Editing Boot Camp with Alice Osborn

Location: Online Webinar Series
Three consecutive Tuesdays April 9, 16, and 23, 2013
Time: 12pm-1:15pm EST
Cost: $149
Registration HERE.
This intensive online workshop series builds on basic fiction editing techniques and strategies–how is fiction editing different from other kinds of editing? We’ll also address how to help clients navigate the publishing world so that we can be the go-to editor for novelists in our market. We will cover the art of writing and editing query letters and synopses and all students will gain more confidence with copyediting, rewriting, logic, flow, voice, point of view, characterization, setting, and more. This webinar series will be recorded so you won’t miss the lesson if you cannot make the “live” class.

Alice Osborn has her MA in Rhetoric and Composition from NC State, is a former English teacher and current creative writing teacher and is the author of three books of poetry. She is a sought-after fiction editor in North Carolina and beyond. In addition, she is also the editor of Tattoos, a Short Fiction Anthology from Main Street Rag.

Fiction Editing Webinar, January 2013

Fiction Editing Boot Camp with Alice Osborn

Location: Online Webinar Series
Three consecutive Tuesdays Jan 8, 15, and 22, 2013  from 11 am to 12:15 pm

Cost: $149
Register Online 

This intensive online workshop series is for editors and writers who are interested in breaking into freelance fiction editing.  Both novelists who are submitting to agents or who go the self publishing route want to present their best work, need dedicated freelance editors! This three-week series will cover the publishing process and will give you confidence with using style guides. We will cover specific editing concerns such as timelines, characters, point of view, revision and more. Also, students will gain more confidence with copyediting, rewriting, logic, flow, voice, point of view, characterization, setting, and more. On the freelance business end, we’ll also discuss time management, communication, and other smart business practices. This webinar series will be recorded so you won’t miss the lesson if you cannot make the “live” class.

Alice Osborn has her MA in Rhetoric and Composition from NC State, is a former English teacher and current creative writing teacher and is the author of three books of poetry. In addition, she is also the editor of Tattoos, a short fiction anthology from Main Street Rag.

Fiction Editing webinar, May 2012

Fiction Editing Boot Camp with Alice Osborn

Location: Online Webinar Series (Call numbers for Go To Meeting will be provided upon registration)

Three consecutive Tuesdays: May 15, 22, and 29 from 3 to 4:15 pm EDT

Cost: $149
Register Online here:  http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=wzy8uocab&oeidk=a07e5tl1j0l43a1e2ee

This intensive online workshop series is for editors and writers who are interested in breaking into freelance fiction editing or who want to advance their skills. This is a healthy marketplace for novelists submitting to agents or directly to the marketplace through self-publishing–they need editors and this class will teach you how to be a successful freelance fiction editor! This three-week series will cover the publishing process and will give you confidence with specific editing concerns such as timelines, characters, point of view, revision, and more. Also, students will gain more confidence with copyediting, rewriting, logic, flow, voice, point of view, characterization, setting, and more. On the freelance business end, we’ll also discuss time management, communication, and other smart business practices. This webinar series will be recorded so you won’t miss the lesson if you cannot make the “live” class.

 

Besides being a successful freelance fiction editor, Alice Osborn has her MA in Rhetoric and Composition from NC State, is a former English teacher and current creative writing teacher and is the author of three books of poetry. In addition, she is also the editor an upcoming fiction anthology from Main Street Rag.

Advanced Fiction Editing webinar

Just announced! We are very excited to announce that Alice Osborn has developed an Advanced Fiction Editing Webinar!

Three consecutive Tuesdays: March 6, 13, and 20, 2012, from 3:00 to 4:15 pm

Cost: $149

Register here

This intensive online workshop series builds on basic fiction editing techniques and strategies—how is fiction editing different from other kinds of editing? We’ll also address how to help clients navigate the publishing world so that we can be the go-to editor for novelists in our market. Students will gain more confidence with copyediting, rewriting, logic, flow, voice, point of view, characterization, setting, and more. There is no prerequisite coursework.

This webinar series will be recorded so you won’t miss the lesson if you cannot make the “live” class.

Alice Osborn has her MA in Rhetoric and Composition from NC State, is a former English teacher and current creative writing teacher, and is the author of three books of poetry. She is a sought-after fiction editor in North Carolina and beyond. In addition, she is also the editor an upcoming fiction anthology from Main Street Rag.

New Webinar: Fiction Editing

Fiction Editing Boot Camp with Alice Osborn

Online Webinar Series
Three consecutive Tuesdays: Jan 10, 17, and 24, from 3:30-4:45 pm EST

Cost: $99
Register Online here: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=wzy8uocab&oeidk=a07e5fppcwe4068cf55

This intensive online workshop series is for editors and writers who are interested in breaking into freelance fiction editing.  Both novelists who are submitting to agents or directly to the marketplace through self-publishing want to present their best work, so you are in demand as a freelance fiction editor! This three-week series will cover the publishing process and will give you confidence with using style guides. We will cover specific fiction editing concerns such as timelines, characters, point of view, revision, and more. Also, students will gain more confidence with copyediting, rewriting, logic, flow, voice, point of view, characterization, setting, and more. On the freelance business end, we’ll also discuss time management, communication, and other smart business practices. This webinar series will be recorded so you won’t miss the lesson if you cannot make the “live” class.

 

Alice Osborn has her MA in Rhetoric and Composition from NC State, is a former English teacher and current creative writing teacher and is the author of three books of poetry. In addition, she is also the editor an upcoming fiction anthology from Main Street Rag.

Fiction Editing Bootcamp: April 9, 2011

Announcing: Fiction Editing Boot Camp with Alice Osborn
Location: Center for Excellence, 3803‐B Computer Dr. Ste. 106 Raleigh NC 27609
Saturday, April 9th , from 1-5 pm
Cost $150
Register HERE.

This intensive workshop is designed especially for aspiring fiction editors and/or fiction writers who want to break into the fiction editing field either with a publishing house or on a freelance basis. Novelists: learn how to boost your own editing skills via this workshop so you can win an agent and get published!

The seminar covers the following topics (and more!):

  • Overview of the publishing process; style and reference guides
  • Fiction-specific editing concerns: timelines, characters, point of view, revision and more
  • Copyediting: spelling, punctuation, grammar, style, fact checking, queries, author voice, timelines, and fact-checking
  • Work practices: tips and tricks, time management, communication, dealing with problems.
  • Business practices: Getting and keeping clients, rates and billing, follow-up options, networking, professionalism, and deadlines.

Mentorship
As part of your tuition, you are entitled to have your instructor review your first paying project before turning it in to the client.

LinkedIn Group
Participation in a members-only editors’ group on LinkedIn for added communication, networking, and materials. Discussions and job leads also come in through this group.

Alice Osborn is an experienced freelance fiction editor who is also a writing teacher and published poet and columnist. The workshop will give editing techniques specific to the fiction writer to include timelines, characters, point of view, revision and more. Business practices and client retention will also be covered.

Be sure to register at the link above!! Register early to reserve your spot!