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>How To Write Queries And Book Proposals

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How to Get Published

Inside advice from a publishing veteran. Get YOUR BOOK TITLE in print with this helpful advice.

How to Write a Book Proposal

Don’t sell the book, sell the proposal. The most important thing you can do to further your writing career is to write a solid book proposal.

How to Query a Literary Agent

You must do this correctly. Playwright Tennessee Williams used one agent throughout most of his long career, Audrey Wood, whose agency is now ICM.


A style that uses all the tricks of the trade. On page 220 of The Mosquito Coast Paul Theroux has his protagonist announce to his son, “They keep white slaves!” This propels the reader into a state of curiosity and suspense. Is it true? Can it be true? The height of craft!