Hot Tip for Proposals #6

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How to Write a Book Proposal by Michael Larsen

Two trade-offs of short books:

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—Because they have lower cover prices, you will make less per book in royalties, which will affect the advance your receive based on potential royalties.

—Promotion budgets are usually based on projected sales. The shorter the book, the lower the projected sales, the smaller the budget. Successful books in your field can help you decide how long to make your book.

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