How to Write a Book Proposal is THE resource for getting your work published. This newly revised edition of the Writer’s Digest Books classic outlines how to create an effective, nonfiction book proposal in a clear, step-by-step manner. You’ll learn the keys to a successful book proposal and how to:
• Test-market the potential of a book idea and effectively communicate that potential in a proposal • Choose the best agents and editors for a particular proposal • Create a professional-looking proposal package • Predispose publishers to make their best offer
Notes agent and author Michael Larsen also provides insider insights into the publishing industry as well as a plethora of newly updated information including:
• Recent changes in the publishing industry • Updated trend information • New sample proposals • Expanded instructions for creating outlines
You’ll also find complete guidelines to becoming an effective self-promoter. How to Write a Book Proposal is a must-have for every writer!
Michael Larsen co-founded Michael Larsen-Elizabeth Pomada Literary Agents, in 1972. He is a member of AAR. Mike is also the author of How to Get a Literary Agent, and with Jay Conrad Levinson and Rick Frishman, coauthor of Guerrilla Marketing… More about Michael Larsen