Nancy Peske

THE ELEMENTS OF A BOOK PROPOSAL

To write a book proposal, start with an overview describing the book, why it fills a hole in the marketplace and is ...

WHAT TYPE OF FREELANCE EDITOR DO YOU NEED?

By Nancy Peske Hoping to get your book published? You may need to hire a freelance editor to help you ...

HOW TO CREATE A COMPARATIVE BOOKS LIST THAT WILL GET YOU A BOOK DEAL!

By Nancy Peske The comparative books list is a crucial element in a successful book proposal. It is your best tool ...

7 COMMON MYTHS ABOUT HIRING A FREELANCE EDITOR FOR YOUR BOOK

Not all freelance editors do the same type of work. If you are looking to hire an editor for your book, ...
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Your Book as a Credibility Card That Builds Your Brand

Are you trying to establish your brand as distinct from others? A book written by you can serve as a ...
Nancy Peske

Cinematherapy to Soothe the Soul in Troubled Times

Cinematherapy is self-care: It’s choosing watching movies that match your mood soothe the soul in troubled times, make you laugh ...
Nancy Peske

Developmental Editing and Ghostwriting: Similarities and Differences

What are some of the differences between developmental editing and ghostwriting? Ghostwriters write the first drafts of chapters. Developmental editors ...
Nancy Peske

Write a Transformational Nonfiction Book That Solves an Urgent Problem

Why should someone buy your transformational nonfiction book? Because you’re going to solve an urgent problem of theirs. Back when ...

LIST OF CONTENTS IN A TRANSFORMATIVE NONFICTION BOOK

As you structure your transformative nonfiction book, whether it’s a self-help book, business book, life lessons book, or something else, ...

MAKE CHAPTER TITLES ENGAGING (HEADERS TOO)

Nonfiction authors typically start writing chapter titles that are as vanilla as can be, but ultimately, you want to consider ...