Hello newsletter reader! I’m glad you’re here. If you haven’t written your first book yet, you may have never encountered an actual book proposal in your life. (Once you publish a scholarly book, you‘ll start getting asked by presses to peer review other people’s proposals, in…
Hi Manuscript Workers, It’s been a rough week out there. My thoughts go out to those who are grieving and those who don’t feel safe right now. We’ve…
Hello Manuscript Workers, Last week’s newsletter took on a few of the persistent myths of scholarly book publishing. I attempted to offer some clarity…
On publishing from your dissertation and publishing from outside the academy
For the Book Proposal Accelerator
Hi Manuscript Workers, The 2022–2023 Book Proposal Accelerator program opens for enrollment this Monday (May 2) at 9am Pacific. That means I will soon…
And how to avoid it happening to yours
Hi Manuscript Workers, Have you ever told someone (such as an editor) that you’d send them something by a particular date, and then the date came and…
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