Conference Tip # 4 Synopsis and Proposals

Here is my repost from my archives of Conference tip#4. Write To Publish, my conference of choice, is fast approaching and this is great time to review your synopsis and proposals if you already have them written. Fresh eyes might discover a few places you’ll want to improve. Hope you find this tip helpful. Don’t forget to share your own insights at the bottom in the comments. I love reader feedback.

JUBILEE WRITER

Two great proposal writing books from my library. There are sections in each focusing on writing a synopsis. Two great proposal writing books from my library. There are sections in each focusing on writing a synopsis.

You’ve made your business card and you may or may not have opted for a sell sheet. Another option is a synopsis of your book. A more complete presentation of your project is a proposal. It is a sell sheet on steroids containing pages and pages of information. Let me give a brief description of these and let you decide if you want to bring them to the conference.

Synopsis

A synopsis or summary condenses your entire book content to as few words as possible. The goal of a synopsis is the same as a sell sheet—to get interest in your project during appointments. This must be concise, complete and compelling. You should know your story well enough to tell it without rambling. As you write your first draft, you will probably…

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