Synopses & Reviews
- 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
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.
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.