English 357: Literary Editing and Publishing

Instructor: Bryan Fry
Office: Avery 371
Office Hours: MWF 12:00-1:00 p.m.


Course Schedule                                                                                                 Additional Resources                         

Week 1 Aug 19
Monday
Introduction and overview; Introduce Pitch Proposal,
    Aug 21
Wednesday
Before ClassFamiliarize yourself with the section on "images" in The Designer's Desktop Manual; write down two key tips for designing with images.

During Class: AML Orientation; Discuss using images in graphic design,

Key Tip: How to save pictures for design projects.
  Aug 23
Friday
Before class: Familiarize yourself with the section on "Color" in DDM; write down two key tips for designing with color.

Helpful tip: Read Color Theory and Color Theory for Designers; use these websites to help you chose colors for your design project.

During class: Introduction to Photoshop; work on pitch proposals.

Key Tip: How to prepare photos for Illustrator.
Week 2 Aug 26
Monday
Before class: Familiarize yourself with the section on "Type" in DDM; write down two key tips for designing with type.

During class: Introduction to Illustrator; work on pitch proposals.

Key Tip: Working with Vectors
  Aug 28
Wednesday
workshop day
  Aug 30
Friday
workshop day
Week 3 Sept 2
Monday
Labor day (no class)
  Sept 4
Wednesday
Before class: Complete Pitch Proposal.

During class: Break into editorial groups; share pitch proposals.
  Sept 6
Friday
Discuss Project Planning Assignment and Project Report Assignment.
Week 4 Sept 9
Monday
workshop day
  Sept 11
Wednesday
Before class: Complete Project Planning Assignment;

Discuss
1) Submission Guidelines and Bios Assignment;
2) 
Marketing Assignment;
3) Group Presentation
  Sept 13
Friday
Before class: Study Robin William's CRAP Principals

workshop day (marketing editor must attend this class)
Week 5 Sept 16
Monday
workshop day (marketing editor must attend this class)
  Sept 18
Wednesday
workshop day (marketing editor must attend this class)
    Sept 20
Friday
workshop day

Dreamweaver tutorial (web editors must attend this class)
Week 6 Sept 23
Monday
workshop day

Dreamweaver tutorial (web editors must attend this class)
  Sept 25
Wednesday
workshop day

Dreamweaver tutorial (web editors must attend this class)
  Sept 27
Friday
workshop day
Week 7 Sept 30
Monday
Group Presentation due;
  Oct 2
Wednesday
Prepare marketing materials for class visitations.
  Oct 4
Friday
Discuss Procedure for Handling Submissions Assignment; begin drafting procedure materials.
Week 8 Oct 7
Monday
Set up the layout of your book.

InDesign Tutorial (layout editor and copy editor must attend this class)
  Oct 9
Wednesday
workshop day

InDesign Tutorial (layout editor and copy editor must attend this class)
  Oct 11
Friday
workshop day

InDesign Tutorial (layout editor and copy editor must attend this class)
Week 9 Oct 14
Monday
workshop day

InDesign Tutorial (layout editor and copy editor must attend this class)
  Oct 16
Wednesday
Discuss Group Publication and Project Report Assignment
  Oct 18
Friday
Workshop day (layout and copy editors will continue to work on book layout)
Week 10 Oct 21
Monday
workshop day
  Oct 23
Wednesday
workshop day
  Oct 25
Friday
workshop day
Week 11 Oct 28
Monday
workshop day
  Oct 30
Wednesday
workshop day
  Nov 1
Friday
workshop day
Week 12 Nov 4
Monday
workshop day
  Nov 6
Wednesday
workshop day
  Nov 8
Friday
prepare cover and inside pages for printing
Week 13 Nov 11
Monday
Veteran's Day: No Class
  Nov 13
Wednesday
printing day
  Nov 15
Friday
printing day
Week 14 Nov 18
Monday
printing day
  Nov 20
Wednesday
printing day
  Nov 22
Friday
printing day
 
Nov 25-29 Thanksgiving Break
Week 16 Dec 2
Monday
Prepare for Presentations
  Dec 4
Wednesday
Prepare for Presentations; please fill out a colleague evaluation for each member of your editorial group by Thursday, Dec 12th at 10:00 a.m.
  Dec 6
Friday
Prepare for Presentations
Week 17 Dec 12
Thursday
Presentation Board, Project Report, and Colleague Evaluations due by 10:00 am
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