Write The Perfect Book Proposal

Author: Jeff Herman
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ISBN: 9781681621210
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Want to publish your book? Learn how--it's easier than you think! Charismatic authors and literary agents Jeff Herman and Deborah Levine Herman have successfully sold nearly 1,000 titles and learned--through trial and error--how to write a flawless book proposal that publishers can't resist. Now you can benefit from their hard work and publishing savvy. In this new edition to the bestselling guide, they offer guidance and advice that will inspire, educate, and, most importantly, give you the necessary edge to get your book published. They explain: * How to shape your idea and create a title * Ways to get to know the market and competition * Tips on writing an effective outline, query letter, and sample chapter * The art and science of fiction and nonfiction book proposals * How ten actual proposals (updated and included here) were successfully sold to publishers--and why * How to capitalize on the evolving publishing industry, including e-books and social media ""A submission from Jeff Herman always gets moved to the top . . . his new book will show you how to move to the top.""--Frederic W. Hills Vice President, Simon & Schuster ""This book will take writers to the highest level of proposal writing and success.""--Roger Cooper Quality Paperback Book Club ""If you want your proposal to ignite a busy editor's interest, read this book.""--Adrienne Hickey Senior Acquisitions Editor, AMACOM Books

Book Proposals That Sell

Author: W. Terry Whalin
Publisher: W. Terry Whalin
ISBN: 9781932124644
Size: 36.97 MB
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This book reveals insider information to help you avoid the pitfalls of rejection in writing a book.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Book Proposals Query Letters

Author: Coleen O'Shea
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101478616
Size: 77.34 MB
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Tips for catching and holding an agent's attention. Essential reading for any fiction or nonfiction writer seeking publication, The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Book Proposals & Query Letters provides in-depth information on composing a successful query letter as well as detailed suggestions on how to craft each element of a book proposal - from author bio to marketing and competition information to a synopsis for fiction writers. By following the same guidelines an agent uses when submitting her client's book proposals to editors (and selling them), writers are given proven techniques for creating winning submissions. ?The most comprehensive information on query letters found in any book on writing ?The only book on book proposals that also targets a fiction audience ?Author is an agent who also blogs to a readership of about 1,500 daily

The Fast Track Course On How To Write A Nonfiction Book Proposal

Author: Stephen Blake Mettee
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1610351630
Size: 21.72 MB
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A step-by-step guide through the process of proposing a book to a publisher, this straightforward and accessible work helps aspiring authors get their nonfiction work published quickly. Packed with specific examples of proposals, query letters, publishing contracts, and more, this reference addresses the many questions authors have in this digital age. Written by a seasoned editor and used in publishing classes at numerous universities, the book is a proven tool for nonfiction book authors. A glossary of key terms, a list of selected books for further reading, and a book proposal checklist are also included.

Nonfiction Book Proposals Anybody Can Write

Author: Elizabeth Lyon
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780399528279
Size: 59.57 MB
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Explains how to write and market a non-fiction book proposal, covering such topics as drafting a concept statement, submitting sample chapters, and writing query letters.

How To Sell Then Write Your Nonfiction Book

Author: Blythe Camenson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780658021046
Size: 65.58 MB
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From idea to contract to execution, this is a guide for prospective nonfiction writers. It aims to help you sell your ideas or yourself before you invest time and effort in a lengthy book project. It provides specific tips for pitching and writing various nonfiction categories, with suggestions from agents, editors, and published authors.

The Literary Agent S Guide To Writing A Non Fiction Book Proposal

Author: Andy Ross
Publisher: Andy Ross Agency
ISBN: 9780988814387
Size: 66.12 MB
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Literary agent Andy Ross leads you through the steps to writing a book proposal that will be exciting and convincing to book publishers. There are lots of examples of real proposal that ended up with book contracts.

The Art Of The Book Proposal

Author: Eric Maisel
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440650451
Size: 17.62 MB
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Here is an expert's guide through the elements of a nonfiction book proposal, including the outline, chapter summaries, marketing/publicity, book and chapter titles, and more. Filled with exercises designed to help a writer conceive and create a desirable proposal, and checklists to keep track of the project's progress, The Art of the Book Proposal provides the framework on which to build a great idea, as well as intelligent, empathetic instruction on how to produce a proposal that will capture the interest of an agent or editor. While most how-to writing books focus only on the nuts and bolts of putting a proposal together, Maisel, considered by many to be America's foremost expert on the psychological side of the creative process, also helps the writer overcome mental barriers to producing the best work possible. Using a holistic approach to the sometimes unglamorous work of designing a proposal, his guide enables a writer to transform an idea into a book.

Book Proposals That Sell

Author: W. Terry Whalin
Publisher: W. Terry Whalin
ISBN: 9781932124644
Size: 53.86 MB
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This book reveals insider information to help you avoid the pitfalls of rejection in writing a book.

How To Sell Your Memoir

Author: Brooke Warner
Publisher: She Writes Press
ISBN: 1938314883
Size: 29.59 MB
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How to Sell Your Memoir: 12 Steps to a Perfect Book Proposal offers memoirists an easy-to-follow formula to create a winning book proposal that will attract agents and editors. Brooke Warner is a former acquiring editor and current publisher who breaks the nonfiction proposal into three editorial components and three marketing components. This ebook includes a section about platform—and an explanation of why memoirists need one and how they can build one—as well as real samples from authors who have sold their memoirs to traditional publishers off their proposals. Find easy-to-follow templates and smart tips for navigating agents and publishers, along with best practices memoirists can’t afford not to know!