Authors may be surprised to learn that before an agent or publisher reads a word of their manuscript, they make judgments based on the query letter or proposal. They read your materials to assess the potential for successful publication based on the information they gather about the book, about the audience, and yes, about the author.
There are simple questions and prompts that can help you discover that information and successfully see your book to publication. We’ve prepared a list of these important questions to help you discover your book, audience, and your author persona. We hope they inspire you to discover deeper connections to your material and audience!