After writing your nonfiction book proposal, deliver what publishers want...

Book Proposal Evaluation

Through the eyes of a publisher, with a heart for the reader, Margot's thorough review of your nonfiction book proposal includes:

  • Detailed notes throughout your proposal
  • Big picture feedback on what is working well in the proposal
  • Flags on which areas can be strengthened
  • Practical strategies to strengthen those weak areas of your proposal
  • Next steps to help you reach your publishing goals

After you've discovered how publishers think, a book proposal evaluation gives you confidence that you are delivering what publishers want.
Margot Starbuck, a New York Times bestselling writer and an award-winning author of over 20 books, is a graduate of Westmont College and Princeton Seminary. Margot has had a hand in over 100 major publishing projects, serving publishers as a writer, collaborator, ghostwriter, editor, and word coach. Passionate about effective communication, she teaches at writing conferences across the country and delights in equipping writers to craft winning book proposals at Margot, a mom to three young adults by birth and adoption, lives in Durham, North Carolina, in a neighborhood built around friends with disabilities. Learn more at