Please try your request again later. He is also the author of Platform:
I get lots of requests like this, too. In fact, I have identified eleven different kinds of requests. So to make the process less painful, I have developed a series of email templates that I can use for these requests. I use Apple Mail. It can be any kind of boilerplate text.
You can do the same thing in Microsoft Entourage or Outlook. The tool is inconsequential. Here is my list of requests by category with my boilerplate text: People looking for a job.
Otherwise I send them this: As CEO, I do not get directly involved in the hiring process except in very rare instances such as filling a key opening on our Executive Leadership Team or on my own staff.
I recently bought ‘Writing a winning fiction book proposal: An insider's secrets to landing an agent and a book contract” by Michael Hyatt and wanted to share some key points from the ebook. There is a non-fiction equivalent as well if you'd rather check that out. Research, document filing, editing, and writing for your reader. There’s a lot to think about as you blog your book. The process can feel easy rather than overwhelming, though, if you test out some of the great online tools suggested by Dan Kenitz (@buildwithwords). More resources on book proposals. I offer a comprehensive course on book proposals that takes you through the research and writing process in 10 steps.; Agent Ted Weinstein outlines the necessary parts of a book proposal, and also offers an audio recording of his minute workshop on proposals.; My favorite comprehensive guide on book proposals is How to Write a Book Proposal by agent Michael.
Nevertheless, I can tell you how to get started. First, visit this page on our Web site: Click on the job that interests you and then read the full job description. Once you have submitted the form, someone in our Human Resources Department will review your application and take the appropriate action.
May God bless you on your job search, whether He leads you here or elsewhere. Again, thank you for honoring us with your interest in joining our company. Kind regards, Michael Unpublished authors wanting me to read their proposal.
I never agree to this, unless the circumstances are very unusual. Exceptions would include referrals from people I really respect. Otherwise, I say this: Thanks for your interest in Thomas Nelson.
I personally get hundreds a year; our staff get thousands. However, I can give you some specific guidance on how to get published.
You can find it here: Kind regards, Michael Blog readers wanting to meet me over coffee. As a result, I say this: Thanks for your kind words about my blog. Thanks also for your interest in meeting with me.
Unfortunately, that will not be possible for the foreseeable future. In order to honor my existing commitments, I must decline many worthy invitations like yours. However, this is one of the main reasons I blog.
It allows me to connect in some way with people I would not otherwise have the opportunity to meet. Free is my favorite price, too. As a result, I offer them three options: Thanks for your interest in meeting with me about [topic]. I get this request a lot. As a result, I have three options available.
The first one is free: I have numerous articles on [topic] available on my site. You can find them all by using the Search feature in the right-hand sidebar of my blog. I do a limited amount of consulting on this [topic].
My minimum is a one-hour consultation not including travel time.Unpublished authors wanting me to read their proposal. I never agree to this, unless the circumstances are very unusual.
Exceptions would include referrals from people I . Unpublished authors wanting me to read their proposal. I never agree to this, unless the circumstances are very unusual.
Exceptions would include referrals from people I really respect. Query letters? Do literary agents really read them? Agents take queries very seriously, and yes, they really do read them.
It’s not some universal rumor that agents have perpetuated because they all have a secret fetish for being bombarded with mail. Some blogging experts suggest writing longer posts.
However, most people simply don’t have the time to read one long post. That’s why today, professional writer Jodi Webb (@wordsbywebb) suggests breaking your long posts into a three-part series and explains the benefits of doing so.
Your overview starts the book proposal by introducing us to your subject in a catchy way, making us want to read more. The marketing section explains who you believe will want to buy your book.
The promotion section summarizes how you can help a publisher promote the title. “Michael Hyatt’s Writing a Winning Book Proposal drives home the point that there is much more to getting a book published than simply having a great book idea.
He walks authors through all the steps of creating a complete proposal package that will no doubt impress agents and publishers.”.