Saturday, June 13, 2015

Twenty-first Century Nonfiction Conference: Nonfiction that Flies Off Shelves

An Author’s Point of View: Elements of NF with Commercial Appeal
·         High-interest topic

·         Entertaining voice

·         Fun stuff—jokes, factoids, interactive

·         Eye-catching, modern-looking design

 
Voice in Nonfiction Writing


Design in Nonfiction Books






Is There a Market for My Book Idea?

1. Has a similar book been done before?
    
     If YES
à How did it sell?
          POOR
à Why?
          STRONG à How will mine be different?

     If NO à Is there a marketing limitation?

2. Who will buy my book?

3. Where will my book be sold?
 

1 comment:

  1. Great talk, Melissa. I attended two of yours. Thanks for sharing your wisdom.

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