Giggle of the Day: world’s worst book proposals

When you’re selling a nonfiction book on proposal the proposal needs to make sense.

The letters in More World’s Worst Book Proposals By Angela Hoy just don’t make sense:


p>Is there a way to supplement the submission process that might allow me to send in a representative sample chapter instead? I am confident you will be able to judge the quality of my work from such. In addition to submitting a representative sample, I could provide a letter from my lawyer supporting the quality of my writing…”

Read the entire article. Great stuff.

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Angela Booth is a top copywriter, multi-published author, and writing teacher. She offers many guides, courses and classes to help writers to enhance their skills on her websites. She also provides inspiration and motivation for writers on her writing blogs. Angela has been writing successfully since the late 1970s, and was online in the 1980s, long before the birth of the Web. Her business books have been widely published.