Write the Perfect Book Proposal 10 That Sold and Why

ISBN-10: 0471353124

ISBN-13: 9780471353126

Edition: 2nd 2001 (Revised)

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Now revised and updated, this book seeks to provide aspiring writers as well as established writers with everything they need to know to sell a book proposal in today's competitive publishing world.
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Preface to the Second Edition
All Aspects of the Proposal--And Some Advice Thrown In
The Concept: Shaping Your Idea
The Title: Creating an Image
The Overview: Writing Power Paragraphs
The Markets Section: Who Will Buy Your Book?
The Competition Section: What Else Is Out There?
The Promotion Section: What Can You Do to Help Your Book Sell?
The Author Background Section: Presenting Yourself in Your Best Light
The Outline: Getting It Organized and Making It Persuade
The Sample Chapter: Proving You Can Do the Job
What About Fiction? The Art and Science of Selling Fiction
Writing Memoir and Narrative Nonfiction
Query Letters, Submissions, and Sage Advice
10 Proposals That Sold--And Why
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