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- Test-market the potential of a book idea and effectively communicate that potential in a proposal
- Choose the best editors and publishers for a particular proposal
- Create a professional-looking proposal package
- Predispose a publisher to make their best offer

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Larsen, co-founder of Northern California's oldest literary agency, outlines steps for creating an effective, nonfiction book proposal. He explains how to test-market the potential of a book idea and communicate that potential in a proposal, how to choose the best agents and editors for a proposal, and how to create a professional- looking proposal package. For this third edition, he adds material on recent changes in the publishing industry, plus new sample proposals.
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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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In this valuable handbook, writers learn how to market the potential of a book idea and effectively communicate that potential in a proposal that publishers will read.

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creative.slant, September 22, 2010 (view all comments by creative.slant)
This book is very practical, well written and specific. Because this is written by a literary agent who speaks at writing conferences, it gives the inside perspective that I was looking for. It is worth having in my personal reference library- so I'm buying it tonight.
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ISBN:
9781582972510
Author:
Larsen, Michael
Publisher:
Writers Digest Books
Location:
Cincinnati, Ohio
Subject:
Authorship
Subject:
Book proposals.
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - General
Subject:
Reference/Writing
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Series:
How to Write a Book Proposal
Series Volume:
03-5
Publication Date:
20040131
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TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
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Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.99x6.02x.80 in. 1.01 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , 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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