Western Continuing Studies


One of the essential skills for a writer is being able to edit their own work and make it ready for readers. This course gives writers a working knowledge of the editing process. Students will learn how to refine and polish their writing making it ready for publication.

What You Will Learn

At the completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Edit their own work.
  • Pitch their work to publishers and publications.
  • Find readers for their work.

What to Expect

Online learning is highly interactive and you should plan to log into your course regularly throughout the week.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

There are no prerequisites required. Please come prepared to share your writing, opinions and perspectives with the class.

Registration Options

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WRCR6216 - 002 Mar 16 - May 08, 2015 Enrollment Closed

Day Date Time Location
Anytime Mar 16 to May 08, 2015 Anytime Online

Required Textbooks: The Artful Edit: On The Practice of Editing Yourself, Susan Bell, 2008, ISBN 9780393332179

Required Software/Technology: This course is held online via the OWL learning platform. Participants require access to the Internet. We recommend high-speed internet connection to get the most from OWL, now powered by Sakai.

Completion Requirements
To complete this course, active participation is required and participants must miss no more than two classes.

Mike O'Connor

Course Fee $235.00 ?

Potential Discount(s): Citi Plaza , Western Alumni , Amway