Author(s): Stephen Blake Mettee
A step-by-step guide through the process of proposing a book to a publisher, this straightforward and accessible work helps aspiring authors get their nonfiction work published quickly. Packed with specific examples of proposals, query letters, publishing contracts, and more, this reference addresses the many questions authors have in this digital age. Written by a seasoned editor and used in publishing classes at numerous universities, the book is a proven tool for nonfiction book authors. A glossary of key terms, a list of selected books for further reading, and a book proposal checklist are also included.
""First-rate. . . . Mettee's knowledge and expertise is visible in every page. If you'd like to try writing a book but don't know how to start the process, you will need no other book than this."" --""Technical Communication magazine ""(March 2013)
Stephen Blake Mettee is the editor of ""The American Directory of Writer's Guidelines"" and ""The Portable Writers' Conference: Your Guide to Getting and Staying Published."" He is the founder of Quill Driver Books and theWriteThought.com. He lives in Sanger, California.