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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Book Proposals & Query Letters by Coleen O'Shea, Marilyn Allen

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Partners in Writing

A collaboration arrangement can be a fast and effective way to make your book project stronger. Assess your weaknesses honestly and seek out a writing partner who is strong in the areas where you’re weak. If your writing needs help, perhaps you can bring in a freelance editor or ghostwriter to help you with the writing. If you lack the professional credentials necessary to be successful, especially in the fields of health, science, and business, you should explore partnering with an appropriate expert. Financial arrangements between writing partners are varied but are generally the responsibility of the originating partner. Fees come out of your pocket, but arrangements between the parties may be made so that such expenses ...

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