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Crafting Book Proposals

The book proposal is a key step for many nonfiction projects on the road to publication. It not only outlines the content of the book but makes the business case to agents or publishers for why it will succeed in the market. This presentation will cover the important elements of a proposal, common pitfalls, and how editors can help authors create a polished and persuasive document.

More information and registration will be available soon.

How to Attend This Event

MEMBERS: New for the 2022–2023 season, all PEN members will receive the access link for this meeting ahead of the event date—no registration required. However, registering does help us know how many attendees to expect.

NONMEMBERS: Registration is required to attend this meeting and closes two hours before the start of the event. Nonmembers may attend up to two free Professional Editors Network meetings before becoming a member, but access to recordings of our meetings is an exclusive benefit of PEN membership.

When you register, you will receive an immediate confirmation email indicating when you will receive the meeting link. If you registered but cannot find your confirmation email, or if you have any questions about this event, contact info@pensite.org.


October 11, 2022


1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


Online Event