Secrets of a Successful Book Proposal

Did you know that you are supposed to sell the book to a publisher before you actually write it? Or that targeting your book to a narrower audience can increase you chances of being published? These questions, and many others, are answered in this practical lecture. You will be taken through the key elements needed to create a proposal that agents will want to represent and publishers will want to acquire. The successful proposal for Jim's book, Classical Guitarists: Conversations (published by McFarland & Co.) will be used as a model.