Since the beginning of the month I have been working on my first book proposal. In preparation, I have read several books and blog posts about how to write a good one. Below are some of the blog posts and books I have read with links to them.
The Less-Obvious Elements of an Effective Book Proposal by Patrick H. Alexander
The Reality of Writing a Good Book Proposal by Rachel Toor
Getting it Published: A Guide for Scholars Serious about Serious Books by William Germano