Write the perfect book proposal: 10 proposals that sold and why
A successful agent shows writers how to put together a winning nonfiction proposal. In a market where many proposals never even get read and only the best are sold, this authoritative guide gives both experienced and aspiring writers candid, clear-cut advice on what works. Herman also explains how fiction differs from nonfiction and tells how to sell fiction proposals. Herman also authored the Insider's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents.
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