After writing an entire book, self-publishing it, and marketing it, the last thing most writers want to do is spend weeks, even months, writing a book proposal for it. But in this article, Ryan G. Van Cleave shows you how you can write a powerful proposal both quickly and professionally with a step-by-step guide. He breaks it down into 3 questions you should ask yourself as you start planning your proposal.
The first question to ask yourself is, “Who are my readers?” What is your book about and who would want to read about that topic? It’s good to have a few reasonable markets to tap into for audiences. The second step, and question to ask yourself, is “What makes my book special?” What is it about your book that makes it different and unique?
Third, determine what existing titles compete with yours, and determine what your book’s features and benefits are. These tips are all helpful with self-marketing your book as well. You need to know who your audience is and what makes your book stand out in order to really gain their attention.
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