Contact Us Book Proposals: Maybe you've heard that a book proposal is the most professional way to present your nonfiction book idea. Maybe you've wondered how to write a book proposal and what to include.
She lives in Vermont with her family. Visit her website or connect with her on Twitter. Make her flawed and believable. Let her live and breathe and give her the freedom to surprise you and take the story in unexpected directions.
Give that character a compelling problem. At the heart of every story is conflict — whether external or internal, make it a good one, and remember that this problem is going to shape your character, leaving her forever changed. In my books, I make sure something important to the plot is happening in each scene.
Ah, you say, but you sometimes write stories with ghosts and fairies — how believable is that? It works if you make it believable in the universe of the book. I gave her a history and compelling reason to return. Readers hate cheap tricks.
Stick with it the project. Then work twice as hard to revise it. Do your best to get it out in the world. In the meantime, write another. Trust me, you get better every time.
It took me four books, two agents and seven years to get my first novel published.
It was a long tough road, but so, so worth it in the end! I think the work comes out better when we leave all that behind; when the only thing to be true to is the writing.Jennifer McMahon, bestselling author of several books, including THE ONE I LEFT BEHIND, shares 7 tips for how to write a book and get it published.
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