Episode 9: The Bane of a Writer’s Existence … The Proposal

In which Jane and Robynne talk about the nemesis of many a’writer: Proposals. The good news? They’re actually not that scary. In fact, they’re often born of one of the most exciting things that can happen to a writer—an expression of interest from an agent, editor, or publisher. ‘Tis true proposals are composed of many different components, but once you know what they are and how to attack them, you are ready to pull this baby together. Jane and Robynne get down to the nitty gritty of what makes up a proposal, what is unique about non-fiction vs. fiction proposals, and how you can pull a solid one together. Most proposals fall in the 30-40 pages range, and, though that might sound daunting, it’s really just a lot of small sections put together. So. Grab yourself a coffee and a pen and get ready to face the giant. You’ve got this!