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Getting Published: How to Write a Winning Book Proposal

Writing a winning book proposal is an essential part of getting published. You obviously need to put your best foot forward when presenting yourself to prospective agents and publishers. Ideally you want to work with someone who has experience in selling and packaging books or someone who has a fresh eye and isn’t so close to the material, such as a writing or book coach, or even an agent, in order to create the best proposal possible. However, you can get off to a good start by following the book proposal writing guidelines here.

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Publishing: How to Get Published the Old-Fashioned Way

Despite the growing trend for self-publishing, plenty of authors still dream of getting published the old fashioned way: selling their book, getting signed up by one of the Big Six, receiving a fat, juicy, advance check, and of being able to walk into a bookstore anywhere in the world and find a copy of their masterpiece. How can you make that a reality?

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