How to Write and Publish a Novel

Have you ever thought about writing a book but were not sure how to go about it, to put your idea to writing, create a plot, find time to write, properly format your manuscript and choose a publisher? If so, this seven-week course will answer all these questions and more.

How to Write a Novel

York College
Tuesdays
March 17, 24, 31; April 7, 14, 2015
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Tuition: $170

Some skills that will be taught during these sessions include:
Basics

  • Turning your idea into a book
  • Developing characters, plot, pace and more
  • How to stay focused and avoid distractions
  • Finding time to write with a busy schedule

Intermediate

  • Proper manuscript formatting
  • How to write a query letter
  • Selecting a publisher or agent

Advanced

  • Submitting your finished novel
  • Negotiating contracts and rights issues
  • What to expect after you have signed a contract
  • Marketing and promotion

Print the How to Write and Publish a Novel brochure for additional details, including a registration form.