How to be Succesful Whith a Book Proposal

A few major steps you should follow when you sent out your book proposal to an agent or publisher

What is the book about?

Give a clear idea about the book in the very beginning if you want your proposal to be read.You need to present what is most catching about your book in a couple of sentences.

Who do you address?

Who is your target audience,what will you give them that is interesting and new.You can compare your book with others in the same genre and mention what are the new approaches of the subject, a few conclusions and how the story will influence the target readers.

Craft yourself a good biography

A biography should be included in your submission but do yourself a favor and don’t start telling them about cats and dogs and how much you love your family or how many children do you have.

Agents, publishers and media outlets want to hear about you as a writer, have you been published, where and when, do you won any awards, do you have a strong relationship with some radio or TV Shows,are you a contributor to some literary publications, magazines or newspapers?

What experience gave you credit to write about this particular subject and anything else you can think of which will recommend you as the right author for such a book, subject and genre.

What is your marketing plan?

This should be realistic and specific,You may know specialized publications that might be interested to put on an article or some radio shows which you’ve been in contact with in the past.

How do you see cross promotion in accordance with your subject and what are you going to do in terms of pre-pub promotion, before your book is out on the market (blog tour for cover reveal, free chapters uploaded on specialized sites, building or developing your author platform, website, blog, social media accounts).

Express your intention of setting – up a pre-order campaign and giveaway, and mention a few major reviewers where do you intend to send galleys or ARC .

Publicity after the release of your book

You still have to work hard after the book is released and this is exactly what you should do and what a publisher wants to hear.Tell them about asking for reviews, fan pages created, speaking engagement in your local libraries, launch parties if you are going to do such a thing.

You can organize a virtual tour in advance for the release day and tell them how many sign – ups do you have or if you have the intention to find a publicist to do all of this for you. If so say a few words about the publicist, a few authors who were promoted by him/her, mention a book which is succesful because this publicist efforts.

 

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Posted on April 30, 2014, in Articles, book marketing, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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