How to Craft an Irresistible Nonfiction Book Proposal
It’s become more competitive than ever to get your book traditionally published. Selling your nonfiction book idea, however, is as much a matter of positioning and platform as it is writing skill. And while you don’t necessarily need a completed manuscript in hand to get a book deal, you do need a compelling business plan that shows editors and agents that you’ve done your homework and have a truly salable idea. Assessing your idea, your competition, and your place in the market is what this presentation is all about.
– The key components of a successful nonfiction book proposal
– How to determine if your idea is good, great, or just so-so
– What information publishers, editors, agents, and salespeople need in order to commit to your book