6 tips for writing a killer non-fiction literary proposal

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, January 11, 2018

Most authors will tell you – writing the proposal is harder than writing the book! So here are six killer tips to writing a successful non-fiction literary proposal.

 Read More


Recent Posts


artist career mental health standard issue podcast diary touring bands balance non-fiction author counselling purpose creative support network green room brainstorm writing efficiently relationships 2018 goals power dynamics being kind to yourself collaborations re-imagining artist mentors breaks timewasters 'Ever So Lonely' friendship creative insecurity clutter efficiency dreamtime creative routine goals achieved audition panels career direction creative career coach creative industries singers routines career conacts stress professional mentors disability peers motivation children misuse of power contents of proposal success stories success artist collegues anxiety quick tune-up confidential workstations scheduling meditation creative vision creative industry health agents home professional jealousy collaborators nerves audition success artist goals career support time management skills resentment working for free artist community lists gentle safe space boundaries bodily needs managing schedule avoidance mentoring absences career resources Lisa Hammond professional encouragement. performance creative ambitions problems cave art 'Ouch!' podcast emotional support testimonials agent artist support insights jealousy goals bad reviews blocks creative identity fear artistic conviction self-reflection strengths writing career infrastructure musicians performers short and sweet just four coaching sessions onstage client testimonials, eastenders star lisa hammond, rachael spence, coaching service for creative people, actresses, comedy writers shake up imagination artist colleagues holidays staying tidy effortlessly BBC work life weaknesses nascent artists critics subconscious calendar cluter-free living silver package creativity tidying up managers creative people creative support goal setting USP criticism artist organization career strategies loyalty artist strategy 'Organizing for Creative People' audiences stage fright five year plan structure instincts grace career goals social time personal space drafts planning books coaching re-framing support workaholism publisher self-critisicism grounded mistakes artists tact emotional resilience good coach creative person visualise human needs shows literary proposal negative people productivity artist routine impetus new year client #metoo austerity work on weaknesses partners creative career auditions creative career coaching competition instinct intimidating budgeting work trips artist vision passive aggressive behaviour self-care creative block, artist, creative, energy sappers creative goals cry creative relationships professional boundaries female singers procrastination career strategy personal boundaries fellow creatives planning family confidences grounding practices attraction audience being organized artist workspace Grange Hill creative process