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Are there any templates to help produce a nonfiction book proposal? My book idea is moderately technical, on the topic of e-commerce, but my audience will be executives.

Based on some research, a nonfiction book proposal generally follows this format:

# Cover Page
    Contact Info

# Header/Footer (every page)
    Last Name

# Introduction
    1-3 page hard pitch

# Contents
    Table of contents

# Biography
    About the author
    Previous publications

# Audience/Market
    Market segment
    Sales channels

# Competition
    Competitive and comparative titles

# Publicity and Promotion

# Chapter Summaries
    1-2 paragraphs per chapter

# Sample Chapter


[1] http://wolflit.com/how-to-write-a-nonfiction-book-proposal/
[2] http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/10/nonfiction-book-proposal_n_3569043.html

I am relatively new to LaTeX, and discovered the memoir class yesterday. I don't know if that can be tweaked to meet my needs though.

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closed as off-topic by egreg, Martin Schröder, Peter Jansson, m0nhawk, Red Nov 29 '13 at 9:47

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And the relation to TeX? For a proposal you could start with the book class. Then, a basic template would be \documentclass{book} \begin{document} ... \end{document} – Ruben Nov 23 '13 at 22:34
And this deserves a down vote? – Mark Richman Nov 24 '13 at 0:05
not for me. I think that your question can be improved. – Ruben Nov 24 '13 at 0:06
For instance you could give some criteria that your propsal form should satisfy. – Ruben Nov 24 '13 at 0:38
book class .... – Nicholas Hamilton Nov 24 '13 at 12:44

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