• Craft,  Non-Fiction,  Writing Ideas

    Writing a Non-Fiction Book Proposal

    A few months ago I received an email from a relative who wanted information about a non-fiction book she wanted to write. She was asking me for help, but as I quizzed her about what she was writing and why, I discovered she already had the basic idea of what she needed in order to contact an agent or editor. Mostly, I think, she needed encouragement. Since I write fiction, I’m not as familiar with how to query for a non-fiction proposal. I do know they’re different from fiction proposals (at least most are) and generally include a lot more information. However, not all non-fiction books are the same, so…