Whether you want to write a full-length book or a short booklet, your book proposal defines the goals for your project and should be detailed enough to help you structure and write your manuscript. Your proposal needs to reflect your thorough planning of the topics and the types of information that you want to present. Because your proposal will be reviewed by a team of experts in the field, it's important that you present it in such a way that others understand it and see its potential as clearly as you do. Click here for tips on Writing a Great SAS Press Proposal.
A complete proposal includes these items:
The answers you give to our questions about you and your book idea help the review team evaluate your proposal accurately and thoroughly. Please contact us at email@example.com for a Microsoft Word version of the questionnaire.
You must include a signed copy of the Information Release Agreement with your proposal. We cannot evaluate your book proposal until we receive a signed Information Release Agreement.
The reviewers of your proposal will use the Author's Questionnaire and your outline to understand the content of your proposed book. For this reason,
your outline needs to be as complete and as detailed as possible. In your outline, please:
For tips on creating your outline, click here.
Your sample chapter allows us to review the technical content and level of detail covered in your book, as well as your overall tone and writing style. For more information on writing your sample chapter, click here.
Please include a copy of your current resume or CV.
Please email your proposal to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax it to (919)677-4444, Attn: SAS Press.