Get the attention of agents and editors
How to Write a Book Proposal has been the go-to resource for getting your work published for over 25 years. With timeless advice and cutting edge updates on a changing industry, this newly revised edition is a must-have for every nonfiction book writer.
From your book's hook, to your outline and sample chapters, to your promotional plan and author bio, veteran literary agent, Michael Larsen shows you step-by-step how to create, polish, and submit a proposal that stands out. Each section offers examples from real life proposals to guide you. In addition to clear instruction and detailed examples you'll find: strategies and skills to put together an effective promotion plan, on- and offline. comprehensive information on creating a strong author platform—now more vital than ever expanded information on online submissions four complete sample proposals with notes detailing what works and what doesn't a huge resources section with websites and recommended reading endless tips and wisdom from Michael Larsen's more than four decades as an agent
Build skills, gain confidence, and get your book rolling swiftly down the road to publication. With this guide you'll have everything you need to write a powerful proposal.
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