How to Understand the Competition for Your Book

I've written numerous posts about a book's Continue Reading

6 Elements for an Outstanding Nonfiction Book Proposal

If you want to attract a  literary agent or an Continue Reading

Are You a Good Partner for a Publisher?

If you are a writer who dreams of landing a Continue Reading

Woo Me: An Acquisitions Editor Spills All on Book Proposals

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The Real Reason to Write a Book Proposal

Most writers I know compose a proposal for a Continue Reading

5 Reasons to See Yourself and Your Book Through Acquisitions Editors’ Eyes

If you are like most aspiring authors, you see you Continue Reading

Brainstorm and Pitch Spin-Off Books: Nonfiction Writing Prompt #32

The more books you write, the more books you sell. Continue Reading

Business Plan Essentials: What You Need for Traditional Publishers and Why

Today, you can choose from a variety of ways to Continue Reading

Selling a Nonfiction Book Proposal in 2014: 4 Things You Need to Know

Your query letter helps you get the attention of a Continue Reading

1 Thing You Must Do to Sell Your Nonfiction Book to a Publisher

Nonfiction writers must have more than a good idea Continue Reading

Sheree Bykofsky on Agents, Proposals & What it Takes to Get Published

When I wrote my first book proposal, I relied on Continue Reading

10 Ways to Excite Agents and Editors About Your Book

Every year during WNFIN, I ask a few literary Continue Reading

How to Write a Winning Book Pitch

Aspiring writers come to conferences from all over Continue Reading

Demystifying the Nonfiction Book Proposal: Sample Chapters

This final section of a book proposal is pretty Continue Reading

Demystifying the Nonfiction Book Proposal: Chapter Summaries

A while back I ran a series here in which I Continue Reading