FOR WRITERS AT ALL LEVELS
"Story Merchant" Dr. Ken Atchity has spent his lifetime helping writers
get started with and improve their careers. For nearly twenty
years as a professor of literature and teacher of creative
writing at Occidental College and UCLA - then since 1995,
through through Writer's
Lifeline and as a literary manager with AEI
Online Dr. Atchity has helped literally hundreds of writers
find a market for their work by bringing their craft and technique
to the level of their ambition and vision. More
NONFICTION BOOK PROPOSALShare
At Writer's Lifeline, we believe know that the most lucrative stories are often the ones that are true. It's for this reason that we're so strongly committed to the mission of creating nonfiction book proposals.
If you have a great story to tell, or a great cause to champion, then it's your duty to us all to share it with as many people as possible.
And the good news is that, in the case of nonfiction, you don’t have to write the entire book. A 20-50 page proposal, consisting of the elements the publishers must consider, is enough to garner an advance that will finance the writing of the remainder of your book.
We also believe that the people who live the great stories are entitled to financial reward for sharing them-which is why the nonfiction book proposals we create are designed to sell books—and have sold dozens of them, including many bestsellers.
Our experienced Writer's Lifeline editors will help you tell your story, or champion your cause, in terms that enhance your "author qualifications" and best promise to captivate and inspire acquisitions editors in today's market.
Your completed nonfiction book proposal will include a one-page overview of your book, an annotated table of contents, at least two sample chapters, and sections about the author, the target audience, the competition, and the marketing possibilities, as well as other required supporting materials and documentation.
For more information, write to us.
$150 Quick Writing Analysis
Thompson, author of The
Trial, began his legal career at age twenty-three
and successfully tried seven district court cases before
his twenty-fourth birthday.
Early in his career as a trial lawyer he would often
try fifteen or twenty cases in a year. Now he has tried
over three hundred cases with a success rate exceeding
ninety percent. He has been named a "Texas Super Lawyer" ...
|James Michael Pratt “The Lost Valentine” New York Times Bestseller and Hallmark Hall of Fame movie starring Betty White. Set up Pratt’s career for repeated bestsellers.
Ventura - We worked with him to find the "mythic substructure"
of his life adventure culminating in being elected governor
of Minnesota - and built the book, which became a New York
Times bestseller, around the "Labors of Hercules."
Alten - After a few months' work with Writer's Lifeline, he
went from being broke to having a million dollar studio deal,
and a two million dollar book deal to launch his career as
a New York Times bestseller.