77 Reasons Why Your Book Was Rejected (Paperback)

By Mike Nappa

Sourcebooks, 9781402254123, 360pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2011

List Price: 14.99*
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Description

Discover the tips and tricks to avoiding the rejection pile.

You've done it You've written the next "must have" book and everyone you know who reads your manuscript agrees - it's guaranteed to be a bestseller. So why can't you find a publisher for it? For some reason (maybe even more than one) editors and agents alike keep rejecting your proposal.

So what are you doing wrong?

Discover 77 of the most common reasons why thousands of book proposals are rejected every year, and find out what you can do to make your proposal stand out from the rest. Working as an author, editor, and agent from more than 20 years, publishing industry veteran Mike Nappa knows the most frequent mistakes authors make in their proposals and then simple steps you can take to avoid catching a ride on the train to Rejection-ville.



About the Author

Mike Nappa is the founder and Chief Literary Agent of Nappaland Literary Agency. He is an award-winning editor who has worked in book acquisitions for three prominent publishing houses.