11 am – 1 pm: Editing Types and Techniques: Learn about reader responses, structural and line edits with real life examples and practical exercises.
4 pm – 6 pm: Creating Your Best Version: Hone your writing with these advanced writing techniques.
11 am – 1 pm: Pitches And Proposals: How do writers pitch their books? How do editors decide what to publish? Learn about the ins and outs of publishing and write your own book proposal.
4 pm – 5 pm: Special Guest Lecture
11 am – 1 pm: Career Options: Which careers can you pursue as an editor? Learn how to work at a publishing house or go freelance, how to build your brand as an editor and make connections in the industry.
4 pm – 6 pm: All About Publishing: What happens once a manuscript is accepted? Learn about the publishing process – how books are produced and marketed, how are book covers designed, what role do book reviewers and bookstagrammers play in making a book popular?
11 am – 1 pm: Let’s All Be Editors: A publishing house simulation where every participant dons the editorial hat and pitches interesting book ideas. Use your newly gained know-how of the industry to decide which books will become bestsellers!
Learn how to edit your own work or supplement your income by becoming a freelance editor. In addition to editing skills and techniques, you can learn how to build an editing portfolio and how to establish relationships with writers and publishers.
Do you want to build a career around books? Learn about publishing houses and literary agents and the role they play in the creation of books. This could be the first step in your literary career!
Are you a writer trying to get your book published? Polish your book with our editing techniques and get insider knowledge of the publishing industry. Perfect your book proposal and learn the tricks and tips to getting published!
Tara Khandelwal is an editor with 10+ years of experience. She works with the biggest publishing houses in India and with Writers' Side, Asia's largest literary agency. She is an alumna of Barnard College, Columbia University and the Columbia Publishing Course.
Aishwarya Javalgekar is an editor and mentor at Bound. She has a Masters in English (Public Texts) and a Certificate in Book Publishing from Humber College. She has worked at Zubaan, an independent publishing house in India and Simon and Schuster Canada.She has started her own literary magazine, ang(st).
Bound provides a variety of services that help writers develop their skills and get their work ready for publishing. Tara Khandelwal and Aishwarya Javalgekar offer manuscript and proposal edits and guide writers in developing their stories. Tara has edited many acclaimed books, including Three Impossible Wishes by Anmol Malik and Essential Items by Udayan Mukherjee.
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