Elements of the Book Proposal with Andy Ross | Mechanics' Institute

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Elements of the Book Proposal with Andy Ross

This is a class co-sponsored by MI and San Francisco Writers Conference/San Francisco Writers Foundation.

If you are seeking to get your non-fiction book published, you will have to write a book proposal. Writing the proposal isn't as daunting as it sounds. A book proposal is a business plan. It needs to be written in a standard structured form and must  answer the questions that an acquisition editor will be asking: What is the book about? Why do we need it? Who is the audience for the book? What are the comparative books on the subject? Why do you have the authority to write it? How will you market and promote the book once it is published? In this class we will discuss how to make a compelling proposal. All participants will receive a free copy of Andy's book on the subject, and will have an opportunity for individual follow-up advice on their specific project.

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