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Write the proposal that gets you published
Is writing a book proposal actually harder than writing the book itself? Not if you have Bulletproof Book Proposals.
In the first part of the book, agent Pam Brodowsky and author Eric Neuhaus simplify the proposal-writing process with clear instructions and exercises that will help you start and finish your own book proposal. With their unique ten-step approach, you'll learn how to:
Craft an overview that's engaging and to the point
Conduct a thorough competitive-book analysis
Define your target market and secondary markets
Write chapter outlines and summaries
Then, in the second part, Brodowsky and Neuhaus give you twelve real-life proposals that successfully sold book projects along with commentary from the authors of the proposals and the agents and editors that took on the projects. Plus, they provide thorough comments on each proposal, pointing out what details make them effective and how you can emulate their success. You'll:
Discover how to model your proposal by studying a variety of strong approaches
Find out what really gets editors and agents hooked
Learn how different formats can be used to best suit your needs
And much, much more
Bulletproof Book Proposals leaves you with no excuses. Now there is nothing stopping you from selling your book
Three unique perspectives in the publishing process are brought together in a helpful guide that provides a simple ten-step game plan to transform book ideas into blockbuster proposals. Original. 15,000 first printing.
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