Bestselling humor writer Dave Barry discusses more about writing, including what career path today’s aspiring humorists should take (if they want to find success) and how he handles writing about his family in our online-exclusive outtakes.
In the process of writing my own nonfiction book proposal earlier this year (thanks to my Year of Amazing pledge), I searched everywhere I could for tips and advice on how to write a nonfiction book proposal. Many were great, but super lengthy and time consuming to read. I found this advice once offered by former Writer's Digest publisher Jane Friedman (who rejected and approved proposals over the years) not only spot on, but easy to digest. I followed them and I landed a literary agent. Read on as these tips could help you, too.