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Special Offer for Two Advanced Classes for Writers

Mediabistro is offering two online higher-level classes next week to help you get ahead in your career as a writer: Personal Essay Writing: Master Workshop and Advanced InDesign for Writers and Editors.

GalleyCat readers get a $50 discount on either class. Just use the promo code GC50 for your discount at checkout.

In Personal Essay Writing: Master Workshop starting March 19, you’ll participate in an intensive workshop, where you’ll get your essay critiqued, edited, and ready for publication. Instructor Liza Monroy, author of the noval Mexican High, will show you how to navigate the market for personal essays, tell you the most effective way to pitch, and recommend the best venues for your work. Learn more.

In Advanced InDesign for Writers and Editors starting March 20, you’ll get at an in-depth look at advanced Adobe InDesign tools to create custom layouts for brochures, newsletters, magazines, books, and eBooks. Instructor Patricia Ryan, an art director and a graphic designer for Hachette Filipacchi, American Media, and Rodale, will show you how to control and manipulate your type beyond the basics, arrange and alter objects and images, create tables, and control your tabs. Learn more.

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The Art of the Book Review

The Art of the Book ReviewStarting August 4, learn how to get paid to write reviews that will influence the publishing landscape! Taught by a Publishers Weekly book critic, you'll learn how to recommend a book to its audience, write reviews of varying lengths, tailor a review to a specific publication and more! You'll leave this course with two original reviews and a list of paying markets for book reviews. Register now!