How To Write A Book Proposal

A 4-Week Online Course
Wednesdays, Feb 3 – Feb 24, 11am-12pm

Duration: 4 weeks, 1 hour per week
Day: Wednesdays
Time: 11am-12pm
Dates: Feb 3, 10, 17, 24
Location: ONLINE via Zoom
Price: $89

If you have an idea for a book that you wish to market to a publisher–whether fiction or nonfiction–you’ll need a proposal. This 4-part course covers the basics of the most important elements of a successful book proposal, guiding you through thinking about essential details to craft a marketable, full-concept project. Students should have a manuscript already started or near-complete.

WEEK 1: Concept
WEEK 2: Features and Benefits
WEEK 3: You and Your Platform
WEEK 4: The Book Proposal Structure


“Holly’s teachings were clear, concise, and full of helpful tidbits. The exercises were very productive. I would absolutely recommend this class.” – Tessa P.

“Very practical with great examples. Definitely was a reality check for me about what needs to go into a book proposal.” – Samantha H.

About the instructor

Award-winning author Holly Bellebuono has published 7 books, five of which were accepted by her New York literary agent and then contracted with major publishers for publication, since 2012. One has been reprinted in a second edition and one has been published in a second language. Holly lectures internationally as a medical herbalist and teaches entrepreneurship and goal-setting. She is Executive Director of the educational nonprofit ACE MV.