Write The Perfect Book Proposal

Author: Jeff Herman
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781681621210
Size: 74.53 MB
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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: 45.31 MB
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This book reveals insider information to help you avoid the pitfalls of rejection in writing a book.

A Decent Proposal

Author: Rhonda Whitton
Publisher: Common Ground
ISBN: 1863350454
Size: 29.84 MB
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Practical guide for authors wishing to approach a book publisher or agent with a manuscript or book proposal. Includes cartoons and other illustrations, useful contacts list, model book proposals, and bibliography. Published simultaneously in paperback and as a downloadable PDF file. Whitton is a freelance writer and journalist, teacher of specialist writing courses, and author of 'The Australian Writer's Marketplace'. Hollingworth is a freelance writer and cartoonist working primarily in the corporate sector. They have also collaborated on 'Mission Possible: How to Make Money from Your Writing'.

From Entrepreneur To Infopreneur

Author: Stephanie Chandler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118044770
Size: 14.35 MB
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Infopreneurs sell valuable information online in the form of books, e-books, special reports, audio and video products, seminars, and other media. This definitive guide will show how to master the tools and tactics of the most successful infopreneurs, so you can succeed at producing, marketing, selling, and automating delivery of information products online. This guide comes complete with interviews of successful infopreneurs.

American Directory Of Writer S Guidelines

Author: Stephen Blake Mettee
Publisher: Quill Driver Books
ISBN: 9781884956584
Size: 68.34 MB
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Perhaps the best-kept secret in the publishing industry is that many publishers—both periodical publishers and book publishers—make available writer’s guidelines to assist would-be contributors. Written by the staff at each publishing house, these guidelines help writers target their submissions to the exact needs of the individual publisher. The American Directory of Writer’s Guidelines is a compilation of the actual writer’s guidelines for more than 1,700 publishers. A one-of-a-kind source to browse for article, short story, poetry and book ideas.

Success Secrets Of Sales Superstars

Author: Robert L. Shook
Publisher: Entrepreneur Press
ISBN: 1613082339
Size: 25.59 MB
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Shook and Farber invite eager entrepreneurs to join 33 of today’s business and sales best as they share the details behind their greatest sales moves and ultimately, impart valuable lessons on how to sell your way to success. Crafted to cover a variety of industries, products, and services, this entertaining playbook urges entrepreneurs to reinvent their sales approach, illustrating proven techniques, tips, and tricks in each story and summarizing the unique take-away offered by its teller. Entrepreneurs uncover such pearls as how to ignite creativity to overcome sale barriers, how to create long-term customers, and how to sell what the customer wants (hint: it’s not always a product or service). Entrepreneurs also gain invaluable insight and encouragement as they turn from story to story, leaving the pages with lessons learned and the excitement of being privy to an exchange among the elite in their industry.

Writer S Guide To Book Editors Publishers And Literary Agents 1999 2000

Author: Jeff Herman
Publisher: Prima Lifestyles
ISBN: 9780761513537
Size: 20.88 MB
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Over the years,Writer's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agentshas helped thousands of writers just like you get their books published. With the best and most up-to-date listings of key book publishing insiders,Writer's Guidegets you past the reject piles and into the hands of the right people. Nowhere else will you find the detail, the insight, the depth. Nowhere else will you find the solid inside information. Writer's Guideis your key to book publishing success. It gets you inside. It gets you noticed. Your talent will do the rest. "Beats the pants offWriter's Market." —Michael Werner, coauthor ofDatabases for BusinessesandUsing Lotus 1-2-3 "This guide started my book publishing career." —Marcos McPeek Villatoro, author ofA Fire in the Earth, They Say That I Am Two, andWalking to La Milpa "The finest lead source that I've ever seen. A must buy for every writer, published or not!" —Derek Savage, author ofThe Second ComingandThe Dancer "Invaluable information, from query letter to book proposal. This book has made my dreams come true." —Eileen Oster, author ofThe Healing Mind "This book got my foot in the door." —Wynn Goldsmith, writer "A masterpiece. I have never found so much practical information in this type of book before." —Walter Lambert, author ofHealing the Trauma of Divorce "As a writer and literary agent, this book has been invaluable." —Mary N. Oluonye, O-Squared Literary Agency "Jeff Herman has crammed a generous helping of information and advice into this invaluable book." —Paul Nathan,Publishers Weekly "Writer's Guidehas eclipsed bothLiterary Market PlaceandWriter's Marketas a source of projects for our agency. At least a third of our sales last year came as a result of this book." —Michael Snell, Michael Snell Literary Agency About the Author /Jeff Hermanis founder of The Jeff Herman Literary Agency, one of New York's leading agencies for writers. He has sold hundreds of titles and represents dozens of top authors.

The Zen Of Proposal Writing

Author: Kitta Reeds
Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)
ISBN: 9780609806494
Size: 24.39 MB
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A guide to writing successful proposals--for everything from a new marketing concept to seeking a grant to asking for a raise--utilizes classic Zen parables that illuminate the author's advice and how-to-guidelines.