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A Note from June

So, have you spent 50 hours or more just learning how to write a book proposal? And now that you have spent another 50-100 hours to complete your proposal, how do you know you have a book proposal that will actually sell to a major publisher? My 26 books have been published by major publishers such as Random House, HarperCollins, and Hachette/Warner Books; and mid-size publishers such as Chronicle Books, Andrews McMeel, Loyola Press, Sourcebooks, and New World Library.

Most authors hate writing book proposals because they would rather be working on their books. However, I love to write book proposals because I enjoy making the best possible business proposition for the publisher—the content that your future agent or publisher reviews before they even read your chapter outlines and sample chapters. If you have a nonfiction book that you hope to sell to a large or mid-size publisher, let me help you position your book to receive the highest advance possible.

 

"June Cotner's book proposals are the gold standard. She thoroughly researches her market and audience, offering persuasive evidence of the marketability of her books. She writes with passion and professionalism--an unbeatable combination."

--Denise Marcil, President
Denise Marcil Literary Agency, Inc.

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Book Proposal Services


Consultation via Email  - $50 for up to 30 minutes
Instructions:
Send an email to june@junecotner.com with all of your questions, I will respond and give you an estimate with the approximate time it will take to provide answers for you.

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Consultation via Phone - $50 for up to 30 minutes
Instructions: Send an email to june@junecotner.com with all of your questions, I will respond and give you an estimate with the approximate time it will take to provide answers for you.

Next:
I will then email you my phone number and we can coordinate a time to talk. Use "Buy Now" button to pay for this service.

 

Book Concept Analysis - $100
Upon request, I will email you a complimentary four-page questionnaire that will help you examine the concept for your book and how successful it might be in the marketplace. If you would like me to analyze your book concept and offer suggestions on the next steps to take and what you will need to include in your book proposal, complete the form and mail it to June Cotner, PO Box 2765, Poulsbo, WA 98370, along with your check for $100. To confirm that I will be able to analyze your book concept right away, please email me at june@junecotner.com.

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Book Proposal Evaluation - $335
I thoroughly review your nonfiction book proposal and analyze 138 elements of a successful book proposal. This evaluation covers areas such as the following:

  • Have you made the right pitch for the book?
  • Do you offer compelling reasons why your book should be published?
  • Is your competitive book analysis correctly done?
  • Have you documented the need for your book?
  • Have you shown how you are going to make your book successful?
  • Does your social media marketing plan include the activities that are recommended by publishers?

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Social Media Services

I have enjoyed working with social media for the last two years and recently attended two major social media conferences and three social media workshops so that I am current on the most important social media platforms. I am passionate about the topic and would like to assist others in developing a social media strategy through the services below.

Social Media Analysis for Writers - $100
Upon request, I will email you a complimentary four-page questionnaire that will help you analyze which social media platforms will be best for your type of writing projects. If you would like me to analyze your social media marketing activities and offer recommendations on the “next best” steps to take, complete the form and mail it to June Cotner, PO Box 2765, Poulsbo, WA 98370, along with your check for $100. Note: My analysis will include an extensive list of books and resources (links) to guide you implementing and growing your social media platforms. Please email me at june@junecotner.com so I can schedule a block of time to analyze your social media strategy.

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Social Media Analysis for Retail Businesses - $200
Upon request, I will email you a complimentary five-page questionnaire that will help you analyze which social media platforms will be best for your type of business. If you would like me to analyze your social media marketing activities and offer recommendations on the “next best” steps to take, complete the form and mail it to June Cotner, PO Box 2765, Poulsbo, WA 98370, along with your check for $200. Note: My analysis will include an extensive list of books and resources (links) to guide you implementing and growing your social media platforms.

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