Over the years, I’ve fielded dozens, if not hundreds, of queries about why a title can’t seem to attract a literary agent or traditional publisher. Typically, the problem comes down to not understanding the realities of the book industry itself, and where the project is in terms of its readiness for publication. Simply put, is it a really good manuscript, or is it a marketable literary property?
Here’s a checklist to help identify where you are with your nonfiction book.
If you answered “no” to four or more questions, think about creating a tailored action plan to increase your property’s viability in the marketplace. And yes–we can help you with that!