How to Write & Pitch a Book Proposal

$ 30.00

Written by Lindsay Edgecombe, an experienced agent at the Levine Greenberg Rostan Literary Agency, this course will show students how to take a book idea and turn it into a well-polished proposal that is sure to grab the attention of agents and publishers. Lindsay packs the course with encouragement as well as industry insider knowledge from her experiences in the publishing world over the past ten years.

What will I learn?

How to:

know if you're ready to pitch your work
write an awesome pitch letter (sometimes called a query)
draft an overview of your idea
craft an attention-getting biography
think about your potential audience
grow your platform as an author
draft a great chapter outline
And: see what a pro proposal looks like

What do I get with my purchase?

immediate access through your account
access to a private Q&A board where you and other students can ask Lindsay questions
PDF of the entire course

What supplies do I need for class?

access to a computer and/or printer
any additional supplies will be listed in class PDF