Preface to the Second Edition.
ALL ASPECTS OF THE PROPOSALAND SOME ADVICE THROWN IN.
The Concept: Shaping Your Idea.
The Title: Creating an Image.
The Overview: Writing Power Paragraphs.
The Markets Section: Who Will Buy Your Book?
The Competition Section: What else Is Out There?
The Promotion Section: What Can You Do to Help Your Book Sell?
The Author Background Section: Presenting Yourself in Your Best Light.
The Outline: Getting It Organized and Making It Persuade.
The Sample Chapter: Proving You Can Do the Job.
What About Fiction?: The Art and Science of Selling Fiction.
Writing Memoir and Narrative Nonfiction.
Query Letter, Submissions, and Sage Advice.
10 PROPOSALS THAT SOLDAND WHY.
Proposal 1. 10 Habits of Naturally Slim People...And How to Make Them Part of Your Life.
Proposal 2. How to Get Clients: An Easy and Practical Program to Build Your Business.
Proposal 3. Black Roots: A Beginner's Guide to Tracing the Family Tree.
Proposal 4. How Saturn Reinvented the Customer Loyalty Wheel: "No Hassle" Steps ANY Business Can Use!
Proposal 5. The Creativity Toolbox.
Proposal 6. In the Beginning ... A Keepsake Record of Before-Birth Memories Written and Illustrated by "Julie Karen".
Proposal 7. Trust Your Guts! Develop Your Business Intuition and WinConsistently.
Proposal 8. Workstyles to Fit Your Lifestyle: The Hands-on Guide to Temporary Employment.
Proposal 9. Heart and Soul: A Psychological and Spiritual Guide to Preventing and Healing Heart Disease.
Proposal 10. Taxes Made Easy for Home-Based Businesses: The Complete Plain Language Tax Guide for Home-Based Entrepreneurs and Home-Office Workers.
Book Proposal Terms.