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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, ...
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 ...

BESTSELLING TITLES TO INSPIRE YOU

Back when I was an in-house editor at Perigee Books and later, HarperCollins, I made a point of checking the bestseller lists ...

3 WAYS TO ENERGIZE YOUR WRITING

Writing a memoir or nonfiction book but afraid you’re not a “real” writer with a broad enough vocabulary and an ...

BUILD YOUR AUTHOR PLATFORM WITH SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

If you want to be seen as an expert on the topic of your book, you need to start thinking ...

BRAND YOURSELF WITH A BOOK

Why should someone hire you as a coach or consultant, subscribe to your blog or newsletter, come to see you ...

FIND A LITERARY AGENT WHO IS RIGHT FOR YOU (AND YOUR BOOK): THREE TIPS

Most larger book publishers insist that you submit your book through a literary agent, although many smaller publishers do not. ...