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12 characteristics of meaningful nonfiction books
12  characteristics of meaningful nonfiction books This article describes how meaningful nonfiction differs from fiction and other types of nonfiction. Learn what to look for when evaluating nonfiction books, so you can save time writing your books and sell more books by building as much "success" into your book as possible. . . . Keep Reading

Building Blocks: Using MindManager to sort ideas
Building Blocks: Using MindManager to sort ideas This brief, illustrated tutorial shows how to use Mindjet's MindManager mind mapping software to organize ideas. Learn how to save time converting your existing knowledge into a logical table of contents for your book. . . . Keep Reading

Proposal Analysis: Kenneth Roman's The King of Madison Avenue
Proposal Analysis: Kenneth Roman's The King of Madison AvenueStudy this lesson-packed book proposal by Kenneth Roman proposal for his recently published biography of David Ogilvy, The King of Madison Avenue. You can download and print the entire proposal, or study my illustrated and annotated comments about its key points. . . . Keep Reading

Choosing the right format for your book
Choosing the right format for your bookEfficiency is central to becoming a published and profitable author. Whether you're writing e-books or books for the trade, efficiency begins by choosing a format that's practical for you. Here are 12 suggestions for choosing the easiest type of book to write. . . . Keep Reading

Proposal Analysis: Michael Ellsberg's Power of Eye Contact
Proposal Analysis: Michael Ellsberg's Power of Eye ContactAnnotated example of a successful book proposal. Download and print the proposal, then refer to it while reading my detailed annotations calling attention to specific points. This is your opportunity to study a successful book proposal and note how the key points relate to each other. . . . Keep Reading

MINDMANAGER TEMPLATE: Reader Persona Planner
MINDMANAGER TEMPLATE: Reader Persona Planner Many writers painstakingly create the kinds of books they'd like to read, rather than focusing their writing on the books that their readers want to read. The Reader Persona Planner makes it easy for you to get inside your reader's minds and identify the topics and information your readers are looking for. . . . Keep Reading

MINDMANAGER TEMPLATE: Analyzing Books Online
MINDMANAGER TEMPLATE: Analyzing Books Online Online research provides the foundation for a successful book proposal and a successful book. The more an author researches their competition online, the better they can identify the book that's needed and position the book apart from existing books. . . . Keep Reading

MAP TEMPLATE for Planning a Book Proposal
MAP TEMPLATE for Planning a Book ProposalRegardless of the publishing option you choose, your book proposal plays a crucial role in the success of your book. Use this MindManager template to define all aspects of your book; it's mission, intended market, competition, contents, and promotion, before you begin writing your proposal. . . . Keep Reading

12 essential characteristics of successful book titles
12 essential characteristics of successful book titlesChoosing the right title for your nonfiction book is one of your most important tasks. This article reviews the essential characteristics of successful titles, so you can choose a title for your book that promises the right benefits, targets the right market, and positions your book apart from the competition. . . . Keep Reading

MindManager templates for analyzing books at Amazon.com
MindManager templates for analyzing books at Amazon.comOnline research plays a crucial role in the success of your proposal and your book. This template makes it easy for you to keep track of all the important information contained on the typical page describing books at Amazon.com. . . . Keep Reading

12 things literary agents want to know about you
12 things literary agents want to know about youHow to prepare for the questions that literary agents are certain to ask you when you call or meet them, when seeking somone to represent you. . . . Keep Reading

VIDEO - Choosing a title for your book
with Roger C. Parker
VIDEO - Choosing a title for your bookYou'll learn the 12 most important characteristics of an effective book title, and how to evaluate the titles of existing books in your field. You'll also learn how to evaluate the proposed title of your own book. . . . Keep Reading

Publisher's Catalogs: View your book from the perspective of a bookstore owner or manager
Publisher's Catalogs: View your book from the perspective of a bookstore owner or managerPublisher's catalogs provide authors with an "industry perspective" on your books' title and description. . . . Keep Reading

Can you really write a book?
Can you really write a book? Your ability to become profitably published depends on your answers to the following questions. . . . Keep Reading

Proposal Writing Handbook
Proposal Writing HandbookA concise introduction to successful book proposals, with links to numerous online proposal planning mind maps, templates, and worksheets. . . . Keep Reading

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