College Education & Writing Tips : How to Write a Book Proposal

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hi this is Laura Turner and today we’re
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going to how we’re going to learn how to
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write a book proposal are you first of
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all are you writing sort of a grant to
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write the book are you going to give
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that that organization a description of
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that or are you writing to a publishing
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company or are you writing to your
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department as a proposal for a book that
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you want to write all these factors are
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going to change the advice that I’ll
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give you but today I’m just gonna give
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you some general points on what you
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should include in a general proposal for
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a book next include in this this book
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proposal that you’ve already you know
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you’ve looked into the guidelines for
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your specific department or your
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publishing company or what they need
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when you’ve got all that nailed down
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right into your proposal what you’re
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going to write your book about but don’t
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just do that actually go even more
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specifically and say why why are you
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writing this book and what in this book
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is going to be more illuminating of the
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subject matter than other books that
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have been written about this subject so
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why are you the perfect person to write
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this book and what are you going to
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discover that is new next include your
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experience as a writer in your proposal
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if you’re writing for a grant or you’re
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writing people who don’t know you
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they’re going to want to know why you’re
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qualified for writing the book and what
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else you’ve done next in this is also if
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you’re not able to talk to people that
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you’re writing to include who you who
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will want to read your book and why and
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you know how you can market this book
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why this is a good book for people to
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read and why people are going to pick it
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up and buy it and good luck with your
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book proposal and hopefully somebody
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will pick it up

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