Whether you're writing self-help, memoir, or the Great American novel, you'll need a professionally
prepared book proposal to sell it. In The Everything Guide to Writing a Book
Proposal, author Meg Schneider and literary agent Barbara Doyen team up to
provide the inside scoop on getting your name in print.
Schneider and Doyen fully explain how to:
Create a proposal for any genre
Know what agents and publishers look for
Get out of the slush pile and onto the right editor's desk
Rework a proposal using suggestions from an agent or editor
Understand and negotiate your contract
Deal with rejection-and keep writing!
"The Everything Guide to Writing a Book Proposal" takes you behind the closed doors of the publishing
world, revealing the tried-and-true tips, techniques, and shortcuts that can
help you get published sooner rather than later. Reference materials and
resources for writers are also included, as well as a list of writers'
organizations and clubs.
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