Book Proposal Basics: How to Do the Competition Right

Are you a first-time author who wants to traditionally publish a nonfiction book? You’ll need to write a nonfiction book proposal, a detailed sales pitch to a publisher showing that your book can succeed. One section of a book proposal — the competition section —  is where you tell the publisher what your book is up against even before it gets to market. This is vital to your book’s success; addressing books similar to or in conversation with yours asserts that your book has a place in the publishing world and that you are an expert on what’s out there in your field. 5 things to keep in mind when writing your book proposal:… Read More