5 Easy Steps to Get a Literary Agent and Publish Your Book.

You may be writing from the heart but your book is not your baby.

The book proposal is the marketing plan and the sales forecast. It positions your book and compares you to all other writers. It must glitter.

Picture our friendly literary agent.

She’s paid only on sales. She spends her days on her current clients’ work. She’s pitching those writers to publishers. And she still hasn’t been paid for that work. She’s living off the books she sold two years ago.

Here are 5 actions you can take to make it easy for agents to yell “YAS!”

1. Agents are depending on you having a home base for your work, your views, your charm. A website or even a webpage. This is somewhere that you that you control.

Untapped gumption, marketing for storytellers, everyday whimsy | P.S. I Love You, The Startup, Better Marketing | Author Strategy Coach @allisonlaneliterary.com

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