What’s in a Book Proposal?

  • An overview that establishes what the book is about, plus the selling handle and positioning.
  • A discussion of the market for the book, including target audience, size of audience and other details that would interest a publisher.
  • A discussion of books that compete and analysis of each.
  • The author bio.
  • A description of how you will help promote the book.
  • A detailed table of contents.
  • A sample chapter.