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Elements of a Fiction Book Proposal: Your Marketing Plan

The fourth part of your fiction book proposal is your marketing plan: what concrete steps can you take to market and publicize your own book? To recap, a great fiction book proposal essentially breaks down into five elements: About Your Book

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Elements of a Fiction Book Proposal: Your Biography

The third part of your fiction book proposal is your biography: who are you and why should a literary agent care? To recap, a great fiction book proposal essentially breaks down into five elements: About Your Book and the Target

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Elements of a Fiction Book Proposal: Your Comparables

What makes YOUR book stand out?

The second part of your fiction book proposal includes “comparables,” four to six novels that you see as similar to your own in some way. To recap, a great fiction book proposal essentially breaks down into five elements: About Your

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Elements of a Fiction Book Proposal: Your Book and Your Readers

The first part of your fiction book proposal should have details about your book and your target market. To recap from last week, a great fiction book proposal essentially breaks down into five elements: About Your Book and the Target

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Book Signing: Author Comes Home at Black Dog Books

Meet the Author: Michael E. Dellert to appear at Black Dog Books - Newton NJ - July 15

Sussex County resident and fantasy author Michael E. Dellert is coming to Black Dog Books in Newton, NJ on July 15, for a book signing, reading, and discussion of his heroic Medieval Celtic fantasy books, “The Matter of Manred Saga.” Book

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Author About Town: Newton, NJ

In an earlier post today, I announced that I’ll be doing a book reading/discussion/signing event at Black Dog Books in Newton, NJ on July 15 from 6:30 – 9:00pm. “I want to attend your reading, Mike, but it’s a long

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What’s a Fiction Book Proposal?

fiction book proposals

So, you’ve written a novel. And then you’ve rewritten it. And rewritten it again. Beta-readers and editors have been through it with a fine-toothed comb, and it’s as ready for publication as it will ever be. So you’ve sent out

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Fiction Query Letters: How to Write One

Fiction Query Letters and Literary Agents

Last week, we talked a bit about fiction query letters: what they are and why you need one if you’re going to approach literary agents. This week, we’re going to go the next step: How to write a fiction query

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Fiction Query Letters: What They Are?

what is a fiction query letter?

In a previous article, I talked about finding a literary agent. In this article, we explore the first step in making contact with those literary agents you’ve found: the fiction query letter. For the sake of argument, this article assumes

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13 Week Rewrite: The Round-Up

You’re done with your rewrite! Now what? Congratulations!! You’ve completed the rewrite of your book! That’s no small feat and you should be proud of yourself. Take a moment and celebrate! Ok good. Now, time to get back to work.

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