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by Ossie
June 6th, 2010, 8:31 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Why proposals only for non-fiction?
Replies: 3
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Re: Why proposals only for non-fiction?

I guess that's very true: I actually enjoy (mostly!) the physical act of sitting down to work on the actual book, but the proposal is an annoyance because it's all extra stuff that's not "the book", or, worse, doubling up on stuff that is in the book but needs to be presented in a slightly different...
by Ossie
May 30th, 2010, 8:03 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Why proposals only for non-fiction?
Replies: 3
Views: 712

Why proposals only for non-fiction?

Hi guys - am I the only one who finds it strange that you can throw any fiction at a publisher with nothing more than a completed final draft, whereas for non-fiction, publishers expect a full proposal: target market, who would buy, what can you personally do to boost sales etc? If you already had a...