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Editing And Publishing 2 Week Experiential Course

EDITING AND PUBLISHING: A 2 WEEK EXPERIENTIAL
COURSE

With Tara Khandelwal and Aishwarya Javalgekar

HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED HOW STORIES BECOME BOOKS?

Expert instructors Tara Khandelwal and Aishwarya Javalgekar will guide you through an immersive journey and simulate the actual workings of a publishing house.
You will get the chance to think like an editor for 13 hours. Learn how to read and analyze stories, polish a story to create the best possible version, think out of the box and come up with unique book ideas, and pitch books to a publisher with creative and unique book proposals. Our stimulating exercises, industry insights and personalized feedback will boost your creativity and teach you professional editing skills that you can apply to your own and others' writing.
"The first draft is black and white. Editing gives the story color." - Emma Hill

DURATION: 2 weeks (13 hours)

DATES: 10th,11th,17th,18th April

AGE LIMIT: 16 and above

15 SEATS ONLY!

HIGHLIGHTS

PUBLISHING INSIGHTS

Our instructors will give you professional insights into the publishing industry - where and how do books get published? Who are the people that make it happen?

EDITING EXPERTISE

Become an expert editor with our creative exercises and simulations. You will learn:

PERSONALIZED FEEDBACK

Pick one of our personalized feedback options and fulfill your dream of becoming a professional editor or a published author.

SCHEDULE

10th April Saturday

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. 

11th April Sunday

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

17th April Saturday

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?

18th April Sunday

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!

WONDERING IF THIS COURSE IS FOR YOU?

Drop a query and we will get in touch to answer all your questions.

ONE COURSE, THREE OUTCOMES

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BECOME AN EDITOR

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.

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START YOUR PUBLISHING CAREER

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!

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GET PUBLISHED!

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!

MORE THAN JUST A COURSE

All Inclusive

INR 10,000

Limited seats available!

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS

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Tara Khandelwal, Editor and Founder of Bound

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.

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Aishwarya Javalgekar, Writer and Editor

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).

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Their Work at Bound

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.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q. Is there an application process to join this course?

A. No, there is no application process. Anyone who wants to get in touch with themselves or be a writer can benefit from this course.

Q. Do I have to make full payment before the course begins?

A. Yes.

Q. Will I get a certificate?

A. Yes, you will receive an official certificate from Bound.

Q. If I have to miss one session, what do I do?

A. Please contact [email protected] as soon as you are sure that you will miss a session. We will try our best to address your absence. The class payment is non-refundable. You can, however, use the amount towards another class or service.

Q. What if I have more questions?

A. Fill up our query form and a member from our team will get in touch with you.

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