Secrets of Successfully Published Authors

How to Write a Successful Book Proposal

Many first time authors are intimidated by the book proposal. Once you know exactly how to think like an agent or publisher, it’s much easier to write a successful proposal, one step at a time.

About This Episode

Stevie Award-Winning Book Coach Lisa Tener shares the steps to write a successful book proposal, how many of her clients have gotten 5- and 6-figure book deals, how to think like an agent or publisher, how to avoid top mistakes and much more!

In this podcast, you will also learn:

  • What agents and publishers are looking for
  • How to avoid the most common mistakes
  • Platform and promotion tips
  • The elements of a successful proposal
  • Book proposal etiquette
  • Secrets of 5- and 6-figure book deals

Get to know our Publishing Power Guest Speaker, Lisa Tener!



JoEllen Taylor

JoEllen Taylor


Lisa Tener

Lisa Tener

About The Guest


Lisa Tener specializes in helping you write a compelling how-to book, self-help book or memoir, and successful book proposal. Her clients have signed 5- and 6-figure publishing deals with Random House, HarperCollins, Simon and Schuster, Hachette and many other publishers.

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