Course curriculum

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    Course Forum

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    MODULE 1: BEGINNING LIKE A STORYTELLER

    • Lesson 1: INTRODUCTION
    • Lesson 2: YOUR PUBLISHING JOURNEY
    • Lesson 3: BAD IDEAS TO AMAZING BOOKS
    • Lesson 4: CRITIQUE GROUPS
    • Lesson 5: TOUR AT CHRONICLE BOOKS
    • Lesson 6: SLUSH AND COMMON MISTAKES
    • Module 1: Your Assignment
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    MODULE 2: READING LIKE A BOOKSELLER

    • Lesson 1: WELCOME TO MRS. DALLOWAY'S
    • Lesson 2: BOOKSTORE SECTIONS & SHELVES
    • Lesson 3: PICTURE BOOKS vs. VOICE
    • Lesson 4: MENTOR TEXTS
    • Module 2: Your Assignments
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    Implementation Week #1

    • Milestone #1
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    MODULE 3: COLLABORATING LIKE A PUBLISHER

    • Lesson 1: TYPES OF SUBMISSIONS
    • Lesson 2: HOW TO BUILD A RELATIONSHIP WITH AN EDITOR
    • Lesson 3: ACQUISITION
    • Lesson 4: FOUR COMMON QUESTIONS
    • Lesson 5: NARRATIVE STRUCTURES
    • Module 3: Your Assignments
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    MODULE 4: THINKING LIKE AN EDITOR

    • Lesson 1: INTRODUCTION
    • Lesson 2: FINDING THE HEART OF YOUR STORY & GREAT CHARACTERS
    • Lesson 3: PARTICIPATION
    • Lesson 4: HOOK
    • Lesson 5: RULES IN PICTURE BOOKS
    • Lesson 6: DEMYSTIFYING ART DIRECTION
    • Module 4: Your Assignments
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    Implementation Week #2

    • Milestone #2
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    MODULE 5: POSITIONING LIKE AN AGENT

    • Lesson 1: INTRODUCTION
    • Lesson 2: BRAINSTORMING TITLES WITH HOOKS
    • Lesson 3: HANDSELLING
    • Lesson 4: METADATA, AUTHOR BIOs AND AWARDS
    • Lesson 5: BOOK MATTERS, CURRICULUM & DIVERSITY
    • Lesson 6: HOW TO GET DISCOVERED AS AN ARTIST
    • Module 5: Your Assignments
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    MODULE 6: SUBMITTING LIKE A PRO

    • Lesson 1: QUERY & COVER LETTERS
    • Lesson 2: DECLINE LETTERS
    • Lesson 3: REVISION TOOLS & ILLUSTRATION NOTES Copy
    • Lesson 4: IT'S YOUR STORY
    • Lesson 5: YOUR SUBMISSION STRATEGY
    • Module 6: Final Assignment & Conclusion
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    Implementation Week #3

    • Milestone #3