How to Write a Book Proposal

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Writer's Digest Books, 2003 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 280 pages
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An updated handbook for prospective authors describes what editors are looking for in a book proposal; discusses outlines, sample chapters, and submission requirements; explains how to test-market a book idea and select the right editors and publishers for a proposal; and includes sample proposals.
 

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clear, comprehensive, concise. Good examples, explicit instructions. I haven't finished writing my proposal yet, but it is getting better and better as I apply each chapter's wisdom. Hope it works! Read full review

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The definitive guide to breaking into the adult non-fiction book publishing business. I must have sold 100 copies of this book as a result of all the times I've recommended it to budding authors. (I ... Read full review

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