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How to Get Published Online

You’ve spent months, or years, sweating and swearing over a book and now you’re ready to draw the interest of agents and/or publishing houses. Or perhaps you’re in the midst of writing a book and you want to know the publishing challenges up ahead. The question looms: how do you get a book published?
 
Here you will learn how to navigate the ins-and-outs of the publishing business and you’ll write (and refine) the most important selling tool for your book—the query letter. All under the guidance of an established literary agent.
 
You won’t be told it’s impossible, or that it’s easy. You will, however, gain a realistic understanding of how the process works and how you can maximize your chances for success. 

Notes:

This course deals with all kinds of books—novels, children’s books, and all types of nonfiction books. If you’re working on a nonfiction book, then you may want to start with Nonfiction Book Proposal.
 
Though self-publishing is touched on, the focus is on getting published with a traditional publisher.



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Level I
How To Get Published | 4-week Seminar
 
In this four-week course, a literary agent will walk you through the strategies for getting a book published, and each student will have two opportunities to present a query letter to the instructor for feedback. Students will also have ample opportunity to ask questions of the instructor.

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Tuition: $159. Registration Fee $25.  
Each class strictly limited to 25 students, ages 18 and up.

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Feb 4 Wednesdays Online 24 hrs. a day
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