What's your plan when it's time to submit your manuscript to publishers for consideration? Your submission contains great writing — of course. Getting your book published, however, requires a strategy that includes getting on the phone and perhaps a bit of socializing.
These tips can help you map your book submission strategy:
Network to meet editors
Send your proposal to a well-chosen editor
Cold-call a highly recommended editor
Send a great query letter to the editor
Create a subtle but engaging package for your proposal
Use a literary agent