Sarah Such

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How to write a winning book proposal

Reading Time: 5 minutes How to write a book proposal and what exactly it needs to include are two of the questions I am asked most frequently as a literary agent – and not just by new writers. Even seasoned authors and experienced journalists may not have written a book proposal previously. In any book submission process the competition will be immense and the turndown rate high, so it is worth taking the time to get a proposal right. But what does that mean?

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Publishing Talk Magazine issue 2 – Travel Writing

Reading Time: 3 minutes Issue 2 of Publishing Talk Magazine is all about having adventures – and writing about them! Who wouldn’t want to do that for a living? In this issue, Carol Drinkwater offers her top tips for travel writing, Steven Lewis explains why travel writing is the ideal genre for self-publishing and Isabel Losada tells us about the exotic locations she writes in. Ben Hatch shares his adventures in the Twittersphere – and around Britain in a Vauxhall Astra – in our Social Media Success Story feature.

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