1. Your book proposal is only about your book–its ideas, arguments, etc.
Reality: Discussions about your book’s content is only one part of the proposal. Instead, the proposal must discuss your book, how it fits into the larger intellectual landscape of your field, why you are the person to write this book, and why now is the time to write it.
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From the outside, publishing your first academic book seems both straightforward and mysterious. Most first-time book authors associate one key moment–the book proposal with the entire process.
Do it right? You’re good!
But publishing your first academic book is much more than the proposal alone.
This post breaks journey down into the seven stages of publishing your first academic book.
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