Good Advice on Writing a Book Proposal

I’ve two sources of quick but effective advice on writing academic book proposals to recommend.

For a successful former faculty member and continuing mentor’s point of view, Karen Kelsky’s columns from The Professor Is In at Chronicle Vitae offer focused advice to humanities and social sciences writers on strategizing and writing a book proposal:

Top Five Tips for Turning Your Dissertation Into a Book

How to Write a Book Proposal

For a former academic book editor’s point of view, Rachel Toor’s columns in The Chronicle of Higher Education provide some common sense food-for-thought about marketing the work:

The Reality of Writing a Good Book Proposal

How to Write a Good Book Proposal, the Sequel


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