By Mike Nappa
Discover the tips and tricks to keeping off the rejection pile.
You've performed it! You've written the following "must have" publication and everybody you recognize who reads your manuscript has the same opinion – it's absolute to be a bestseller. So why can't you discover a writer for it? For a few cause (maybe much more than one) editors and brokers alike hold rejecting your proposal.
So what are you doing wrong?
Discover seventy seven of the commonest the explanation why millions of ebook proposals are rejected each year, and discover what you are able to do to make your suggestion stick out from the remaining. operating as an writer, editor, and agent from greater than twenty years, publishing veteran Mike Nappa understands the main widespread error authors make of their proposals after which easy steps you could take to prevent catching a experience at the educate to Rejection-ville.
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77 Reasons Why Your Book Was Rejected by Mike Nappa