The Complete Idiot's Guide to Book Proposals & Query Letters
Tips for catching and holding an agent's attention.
Essential reading for any fiction or nonfiction writer seeking publication, The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Book Proposals & Query Letters provides in-depth information on composing a successful query letter as well as detailed suggestions on how to craft each element of a book proposal - from author bio to marketing and competition information to a synopsis for fiction writers. By following the same guidelines an agent uses when submitting her client's book proposals to editors (and selling them), writers are given proven techniques for creating winning submissions.
?The most comprehensive information on query letters found in any book on writing
?The only book on book proposals that also targets a fiction audience
?Author is an agent who also blogs to a readership of about 1,500 daily
320 pages; ISBN 9781101478615
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Title: The Complete Idiot's Guide to Book Proposals & Query Letters
Author: Coleen O'Shea; Marilyn Allen