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The Path of a Book Proposal Once It Reaches a Publisher: Conversation with Joel Miller of Thomas Nelson, Part 1
We are thrilled to take you on a behind-the-scenes tour of Thomas Nelson Publishers with exclusive access to one of the top acquisitions editors in the country. Lysa TerKeurst took a camera crew with her to this renowned publishing house and sat down with Joel Miller.
Making Publishers Happy By Crafting A Book Proposal That Shines
In this teaching, learn how to craft an irresistible nonfiction book proposal from contract editor and writer Margot Starbuck, who’s written seven of her own books and many more for clients. Margot will teach you how to effectively communicate the four pillars of a winning proposal that agents and publishers need to see.
Writing an Elevator Pitch
In this teaching, Glynnis Whitwer will share practical tips on what to include in your elevator pitch, and where to get ideas to help you craft your own.
Understanding How A Book Gets Published: Joel Miller of Thomas Nelson Publishing, Part 2
In this second part, Lysa and Joel continue the conversation in the inner sanctum of a publishing house, specifically about the Pub Board meeting. This meeting is where the final decision is made on potential books.
Conversation with Sandy VanderZicht of Zondervan Publishing
In this recording, Karen Ehman sits down with Sandy to discuss the three things every successful author needs, and how you can still be successful when you only have one or two of those components in your repertoire and what it takes to get your book proposal noticed by a publisher.
Writing Benefit Statements
Most of us are used to seeing lists of bulleted items describing the content of a message, book or project. In this lesson, Glynnis Whitwer explains the idea of benefit statements and teaches you how to write them and where to use them.
How to Write a Bang-up Book Proposal
Karen Ehman has written 13 books with major publishers and is also hired to write book proposals for other potential authors. In this webinar, Karen teaches us all about the process of writing a bang-up book proposal that will get noticed by publishing houses.
Conversation with Blythe Daniel, Literary Agent
As president of The Blythe Daniel Agency, Inc. and over 20 years of experience, Blythe works with clients in the areas of book development, proposal writing, literary representation and marketing. If you’ve ever wondered if an agent could help you in your writing journey, this conversation between Glynnis Whitwer and Blythe is a great one to listen to and learn from.