- By W. Terry Whalin Steven R. Laube Donna Clark Goodrich

Book Proposals That Sell: 21 Secrets to Speed Your Success

  • Title: Book Proposals That Sell: 21 Secrets to Speed Your Success
  • Author: W. Terry Whalin Steven R. Laube Donna Clark Goodrich
  • ISBN: 9781932124644
  • Page: 429
  • Format: Paperback
  • Book Proposals That Sell Secrets to Speed Your Success This book reveals insider information to help you avoid the pitfalls of rejection in writing a book

    This book reveals insider information to help you avoid the pitfalls of rejection in writing a book.

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    1. For a writer contemplating moving your manuscript to publication, you need this book.Reading Book Proposals that Sell: 21 Secrets to Speed Your Success, by W. Terry Whalin, is of great benefit for the writer seeking publication.Packed with straight forward instruction on the publishing industry complete with resources and samples, you will read and continue to refer back to this book.I purchased this book at a CLASSeminar recently and immediately began to delve into it. At first, I was overwhelm [...]

    2. When an Agency that I follow recommended this book, I picked it up, and I'm so glad I did. It was written in a simple, easy-to-read style that make getting through it a breeze, and short chapters that eliminate the biggest headaches when going back to find something later. To answer some of the criticisms:Yes, much of this advice is posted on the internet and you can find it for free, but I like the convenience and not having to search for what those things, print them out and keep them somehow [...]

    3. For the past 6 years, I have been working on a manuscript for a book I've been writing. I wish I would have read this first. If you want to publish a non-fiction book, READ THIS FIRST

    4. If you are a non-fiction writer, this book will give you a wealth of information on what publishing looks like from the inside. The key insight of the book is that publishers don't need a manuscript; what they want is a proposal. As much as I have learned from professors and published authors, I have never found so much practical information from a publisher's perspective.

    5. THis is a must read book for every writer and author. W. Terry Whalin shares his expertise on how to write the best book possible, and how to get it published. THANK YOU FIRST READS FOR THIS FREE BOOK!!!!!

    6. Whalin warns the reader at the outset that this book is meant for writing non-fiction book proposals, but honestly, this book is incredibly helpful for fiction writers as well. There's a lot of valuable info to be gleaned from here--especially Whalin's insights into how the publishing world works and why authors need to understand that if they're going to write an effective book proposal. From a fiction writing perspective, certainly not all of Whalin's advice is applicable, but a lot of it is, [...]

    7. Terry breaks down the steps to creating a book proposal in an easy to follow guide. He knows what it takes and this should be a must for anyone aspiring to get a book published.

    8. Terry Whalin explains proposals very well. This was an excellent resource for me. I do recommend this book to those seeking publication!

    9. Landing a publishing deal is a tricky thing these days. You have to be part writer and part marketer. Writing a book proposal is a sales process--you have to sell the publisher on your idea. You sell them with a book proposal, and there's more to it than you might think. Terry Whalin's book is a detailed road map for writing successful book proposals. From the initial planning to mindset to the actual writing, Whalin leads you through the process step-by-step. Let his decades of expertise as an [...]

    10. My copy of this book is filled with flags, notes and highlighting because I used it to prepare and submit several proposals. I'm thankful that my "brain book" is now in print. Thanks so much for your guidance, Terry!

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