Self-Edit Your Book in 4 Weeks!
Sign up for Strengthen Your Story: A 4-Week Course in Self-Editing, an online course for writers
who want to save money during the book publishing process
June 7–June 28. Tuesdays, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Edit your book under the guidance of a professional editor!
Editing is the most important and most expensive step to getting your book published. You might be surprised to learn that you can actually cut your editing costs by learning how to self-edit your writing. In my online course, Strengthen Your Story, you’ll learn how to fix most common editing mistakes like these on your own and how to work with a professional editor in a way that saves you money AND provides confidence that your manuscript will become the best book it can be.
In this course, you'll get...
1 hour of instruction from 20-year veteran managing editor Loral Pepoon + 1 hour of independent writing time
Self-editing techniques and tips to ensure your story is precise, compelling, and relevant
Guidance for stepping into the mind of a reader so you can discover areas for improvement in your story
Quick do-it-yourself formatting adjustments
An understanding of what it’s like to work with a professional editor and ways to save money when working with one
Recordings and slides emailed to you after each class so you can work on the course at your own pace or if you’re unable to attend live
Registration Ends Soon!
Hosted by Veteran Managing Editor, Loral Pepoon
Owner and managing editor at Selah Press Publishing
For the past 20+ years, Loral has served as a professional writer, managing editor, and now publisher of Selah Publishing, LLC. Selah Press partners with up-and-coming authors to create books that look professionally polished, read really well, and are relevant to the intended audience. Loral represents Selah Press as an educator who offers authors tools to make their writing be as excellent as possible.
What Past Students Have to Say About Loral's Classes
Frequently Asked Questions
Strengthen Your Story begins June 7th and ends June 28th. We will meet every Tuesday morning from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. via Zoom. *Optional group writing hours on Thursday mornings at the same time if you need more accountability and time—open to all course members
Attendance is recommended for group interaction but if you can’t attend live, you may still participate. The recordings and slides will be emailed after class and you can work at your own pace.
No! The techniques you’ll learn how to apply to your manuscript in this class as well as the information you’ll gather on working with professional editors will be useful no matter what stage of the writing process you’re in. That being said, it will be helpful to come to class prepared with a work in progress to practice your new self-editing skills on during independent writing time.
Yes! Each class includes 60 minutes of independent writing time and you can join us for an optional virtual writing session on Thursday mornings from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Plus, you will find encouragement and community with other classmates during a voluntary sharing period before every class ends. You will be amazed at your progress!