Good Copy: Advanced Editing

Course Code: BCPW 3503

Academic Year: 2023-2024

This course builds on skills learned in Editing Essentials. It focuses on techniques required in support of writers and organizations, including developmental, substantive and stylistic editing. Students learn to work with several style guides including Chicago and Canadian Press. They develop interpersonal skills required to collaborate with writers, clients and production teams. Students practise both substantive and stylistic editing of a variety of documents (short stories, magazine articles, technical papers) on a variety of platforms and learn to lead a project from idea to publication.