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Now, anyone with enough persistence and a copy of From Book Idea to Bestseller has an advantage to getting a nonfiction title published. It turns the long journey of an aspiring writer into a complete ...
Now, anyone with enough persistence and a copy of From Book Idea to Bestseller has an advantage to getting a nonfiction title published. It turns the long journey of an aspiring writer into a complete business plan that makes sense in the rapidly changing publishing world of today.
Unlike any other book on writing, it provides actual, entire templates that authors can use as models in writing their own winning book proposals. Writers will learn:
How to write a book proposal (with four sample proposals to use as templates) How to find and work with an agentHow to understand and negotiate a contract How to promote a published book And much more
From Book Idea to Bestseller provides check lists of things-to-do that will guide writers step-by-step from the idea to bestseller process.
|Dreams Do Come True|
|1||What Really Happens in Book Publishing Today: An Overview of the Changing Landscape of Publishers, Conglomerates, Agents, and Booksellers||1|
|2||What Smart Authors Do Before They Propose a Book: A Start-Up Kit for the Aspiring Author||25|
|3||How to Write a Book Proposal: A Step-by-Step Guide for Turning Any Idea into a Business Plan||48|
|4||How to Find and Work with an Agent: An Action Plan for Building a Profitable Relationship with an Agent||80|
|5||How to Sell Your Proposal Yourself: A Blueprint for Finding a Publisher||122|
|6||How to Evaluate a Publisher: A Series of Initial Questions||151|
|7||How to Negotiate and Understand a Contract: A Tour of the Important Clauses in a Publishing Agreement||171|
|8||How to Work with a Publisher: The Process of Writing the Book and Getting into Print||210|
|9||How to Promote Your Book: The Tools of Marketing and Publicity||246|
|10||How to Build a Successful Career As an Author: A Career Map for Long-Term Personal and Financial Fulfillment||296|
|Resources for Writers||395|