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…
Happy (?) Wednesday Manuscript Workers! This week’s newsletter is inspired by a question I received via email from a reader of The Book Proposal Book: A…
Do you know what they are (and why they're there)?
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…
Hi Manuscript Workers, Let me preface today’s newsletter by saying that I’m not a time management expert. I don’t typically offer advice on this type of…
Hi there Manuscript Workers, In The Book Proposal Book and in my online programs, I talk a lot about how to prepare a book proposal and make initial…
Hi Manuscript Workers, I have a few quick things to share with you today, plus a question. The first item I want to share is this review of The Book…
Hello Manuscript Workers, I was fortunate to have an advice essay published in the Chronicle of Higher Education earlier this week. It’s called “The…
As I mark the third anniversary of this newsletter, I'm ready to unveil a new, more accessible archive of my past posts for you to learn from and share…
On publishing from your dissertation and publishing from outside the academy
And how to avoid it happening to yours
Plus some podcast recs if you've got listening time this week