In Transition from Blog to Book, bestselling health author Liz Neporent shares the secrets of writing a winning non-fiction book proposal, including how to avoid common rookie mistakes and how to create a pitch package that sells. Liz has published 15 books, with 5 on the best seller list.
Liz started writing in magazines and newspapers, and has since published in Shape, Fitness, NY Times, etc. When she started, mainstream media was the way to go. However, now there are a lot of ways to get noticed. Many bloggers are getting books published- if you have a compelling story, good agent, and a good publisher, it’s possible.
For a traditional book proposal, you would go through a publishing house (such as Random House or Penguin). You need to write a proposal, which is a very specific “formula” which she will share today, and then go to the publishing houses via an agent. Read the rest of Live blog: Transition from Blog to Book»»