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What Makes A Successful Book Proposal?

Posted at 8:48AM Tuesday 04 Feb 2014

If you've ever thought about writing a book, and wondered what a successful proposal looks like, wonder no longer.

In a unique experiment, the publisher Palgrave Macmillan is posting proposals for nonfiction, academic titles, and inviting the public to comment on them. The publisher is also posting chapters from the proposed books — all of which have been already accepted for publication.

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