how to write a book

Episode 123: How to Write and Publish a Trading Book

In this very special episode, your host — author Rob Booker — answers a question from Scott, who asks about the process of writing a trading book. So Rob talks about how to write and publish a trading book, along with valuable information about all the elements of a book proposal (including an attached template to demonstrate Rob’s Book Proposal Form). Rob talks about what you should include in your Book Content section of your proposal, as well as some elements of the “Front Matter” section. Rob and Jason also discuss building up a platform to working with agents or acquisitions editors.

Also in this episode, Rob describes how to get in front of a publisher. He also answers the following questions: How do you know if you have a good idea to write about? Should you write your book first and shop it around, or wait until you’ve got a book contract before you start writing? What is the best way to get a book contract that’s going to pay you money? All of this and more in Episode 123!

Links for this episode:

Book Proposal Form

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