"Through her tutorial, Mary navigated me through the twists and turns of the book proposal process like a highly-skilled white water rafting guide running the Colorado river.
Author: Mary DeMuth
Want to know the secret of getting traditionally published? It's called a masterly crafted nonfiction book proposal. It's not rocket science, but it is a skill you'll need to learn to go to the next level in your publishing career. Write a Winning Nonfiction Proposal is a well-researched, practical tool--a book proposal tutorial--that will teach you, step-by-step, how to create the kind of nonfiction proposal that gets you noticed by agents, editors, and publishers.Using DeMuth's own proposal-writing method, she's sold well over a dozen books to major publishing houses. And through this tutorial she has helped many new authors get literary agents and sign publishing contracts . This proposal tutorial will empower you to write the kind of proposal that grabs an agent or editor by the throat and won't let go.Here's what you get in the ebook:+How to write a query letter, complete with proper format and examples.+Step by step teaching through each section of your proposal (Market Analysis, Comparative Analysis, Marketing, Alternate Titles, Etc.)+Real-life proposal examples (ones that actually sold to publishers)+100 pages of practical, hands-on instruction.Write a Winning Nonfiction Proposal reveals the insider secrets that all published authors know about selling a book to a publisher or an agent!Endorsements:"As a literary agent, I saw a lot of proposals. Mary's are top-notch--comprehensive, thoughtful, well written, and professional. I'm proud to send them to the best publishers in the business." Beth Jusino, publishing professional, former literary agent "Mary's proposals include the straightforward facts that publishers need with a personable style that publishers want. Great research, great voice, great proposal. Mary does an excellent job selling herself without seeming to sell herself." Andy Meisenheimer, Freelance Editor "Mary's book proposals reflect her intelligence, wit, and charm, as well as her high level of craftsmanship as a writer. And just as important, her concepts are fresh. She has no interest in covering the same ground that has been plowed already by other authors. That's important to a book editor who is glassy-eyed from reading stacks of proposals." Ron Lee, senior editor, WaterBrook Multnomah "Mary's focused, easy to follow proposal tutorial took my project from idea to paperback almost overnight. After reviewing my first try at the proposal my agent said it was one of the best proposals she'd seen. Two months later I had a contract for my first book. I am so thankful for Mary's proposal tutorial. It is straightforward, professional, and Mary knows exactly how to help an author bring her/his voice to this document. Thanks Mary for making my first book, Green Mama, a reality!" Tracey Bianchi -- author, Green Mama: The Guilt Free Guide to Helping You and Your Kids Save the Planet (Zondervan 2010). "Through her tutorial, Mary navigated me through the twists and turns of the book proposal process like a highly-skilled white water rafting guide running the Colorado river. She helped me not only master the concept and principles, but most importantly, she taught me how to write an effective, persuasive, and well-researched proposal that caught the eyes of top agents and major publishing houses." Jo Ann Fore, author When a Woman Finds Her Voice "As a new and inexperienced writer, Mary DeMuth's proposal tutorial gave me vital insider information into the proposal writing process. Now, over two years later, I still refer to it as I craft new proposals and refine old ones. An invaluable tool!" Michele Cushatt, author of Undone, a Memoir"I successfully landed a literary agent! This tutorial was instrumental in the process thus far. It is comprehensive and allows the author to creatively showcase their book concept. Worth every penny." Sarah Francis, author