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Apr 15

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MFA Course Descriptions

IMF 54108
Special Topics Focused Workshop:
Publishing Creative Writing

Class Type: A "How-To" course focused on the practicalities of the business of being published

Course Description: 

How do you find a literary agent? How does a manuscript get sold? What are the differences between large and small publishing houses? How do you navigate the complex world of publishing contracts? What happens before and after your book hits the shelves? We’ll explore these questions and a host of others during our time in Publishing Creative Writing. Open to writers in all genres and categories (whether your work is currently ready for submission to agents and editors or not), this course focuses on all stages of the publishing process—from polishing, formatting and categorizing your work to crafting the query letter to working with agents and editors and navigating the psychological challenges of pursuing and achieving publication.

Textbook: 

Writer's Market 2020:
The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published (2020)
ISBN-13 : 978-1440301223

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St. Charles, MO 63301