The Art of the Book Proposal

Art of Book Proposal

Art of book proposal. " Maisel understands the fears of the creative process and the psychological landscape in which artists live. Art of the Book Proposal is an excellent tool to help writers focus on what they need to do to develop a sellable non-fiction book. In order to sell a non-fiction book, you must fill out a book suggestion. ROBERT E.

GELINAS'S ART OF BOOK PROPOSAL.

Art of Book Proposal

They have some great book suggestions on how to make them, and I have made it a habit to study them when they come out. The book is extensive in all areas of book proposal preparation, but particularly powerful in the area where the vast majority of authors are most weak - they think through their approach before drafting and tabling the proposal.

"After reading a couple of dozens of Maisel volumes, I was excited to write this new one. "Several writers and specialists have dealt with the subject of authoring book suggestions, but no one has done it in the way Maisel does, organically but rationally. Based on his experiences as an authority and creative coaches, he guides the readers through all parts of the creative lifecycle, starting with the design of the concept, the title of the book, the creation of all facets of the proposal and the comprehension of the agent's and publisher's needs.

His check lists and format proposals for tracking projects and offers are particularly useful. "Any author who seriously wants to create a non-fiction book should not walk to his closest bookseller, get this book and look at it from envelope to envelope. These few lessons will be extremely rewarding, not only for drafting the proposal, but also for drawing up the general (perhaps even specific) sketch that will accompany the book's draft.

"This book really does explain what the phases of a book proposal are like and what they look like. It' also encouraging that someone clearly formulates the most important aspects of a book's (or proposal's) letter that it is about repetitive, focused, hard-working thoughts.

Art of the Book Proposal by Eric Maisel

This is an experts manual through the items of a non-fiction proposal, which includes structure, chapters reviews, marketing/advertising, book and chapters and more. Featuring tutorials to help an author design and write a desired proposal, and check lists to follow the progression of the book, The Art of the Book Proposal provides the frame on which to base a great concept, as well as a smart, insightful tutorial on how to make a proposal that arouses an agent's or editor's interest.

Whilst most how-to guides concentrate solely on compiling a proposal, Maisel, who many consider America's leading psychology specialist in the creation side of the equation, also assists the author to break down intellectual boundaries to produce the best possible work. With an integrated view of the sometimes glamorous work of making a proposal, his guideline allows an author to turn an idea into a book.

This is an experts manual through the items of a non-fiction proposal, which includes structure, chapters reviews, marketing/advertising, book and chapters and more. Featuring tutorials to help an author design and write a desired proposal, and check lists to follow the progression of the book, The Art of the Book Proposal provides the frame on which to base a great concept, as well as a smart, insightful tutorial on how to make a proposal that arouses an agent's or editor's interest.

Whilst most how-to guides concentrate solely on compiling a proposal, Maisel, who many consider to be America's leading psychology specialist in the creation side of the equation, also assists the author to break down intellectual boundaries to produce the best possible work. With an integrated view of the sometimes glamorous work of making a proposal, his guideline allows an author to turn an idea into a book.

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