Your Novel Proposal
From Creation to Contract : the Complete Guide to Writing Query Letters, Synopses and Proposals for Agents and EditorsBook - 1999
The only guide of its kind created just for fiction writers. Drawing upon the insights of experienced authors, editors and agents, it provides writers with crucial information needed to get published in today's rapidly-changing fiction industry.Using examples from real novel proposals, this guide illustrates all the do's and don't of pitching a manuscript, including how to:-target the right publishers-find a great agent-network and make important industry contacts-send a query letter that gets attention-avoid editors' and agents' "Top 10 submission pet peeves"-master the elements of a strong synopsis and killer cover letterBlythe Camenson is a full-time writer with 37 books and numerous articles to her credit. She is director of Fiction Writer's Connection, as well as an instructor for AOL's Online Campus, where she teaches courses on writing query letters and submissions. Marshall J. Cook also the author of Freeing Your Creativity and How to Write with the Skill of a Master and the Genius of a Child, teaches writing, editing and creativity at the University of Wisconsin. He is a frequent speaker at conferences nationwide, and has recently published his own novel, the Year of the Buffalo.
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, c1999.
Edition: 1st ed.
Branch Call Number: 808.3 Camenson 1999
Characteristics: 246 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm.