TCID 344 Writing for Publication and Profit
This course examines writing as a full-or part-time business. Students learn to market their writing to appropriate publications, create effective book proposals, understand the conventions of the publishing industry and edit their own work.
Note: Formerly known as WRIT 344. Note: Students are recommended to have completed Goal 01: Communication requirements. Students are responsible to both be aware of and abide by prerequisites for TCID courses for which they enroll, and will be administratively dropped from a course if they have not met prerequisites. Contact your advisor with questions.
4 Undergraduate credits
Effective May 4, 2021 to present
Meets graduation requirements for
- Able to market ideas at an advanced level in business correspondence, such as professional query letters.
- Advanced analysis of publication needs of a book publishing house.
- Advanced understanding of how to analyze a magazine's needs and determine which publications are appropriate markets for student's creative works.
- Recognize original, salable ideas.
- Translate ideas into salable form.
- Understand how to organize an idea into a book proposal.
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