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Thread: Full NF manuscript?

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    Just the facts, please
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    Dec 2012

    Full NF manuscript?

    I was recently asked by an agent if I had written my full NF manuscript, which I found a little odd. My understanding is that almost all NF books are written on proposal, with a few exceptions (e.g., memoir). Is that accurate, or has the trend been changing? Thanks for any insight!

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    volitare nequeo AW Moderator veinglory's Avatar
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    Feb 2005
    right here
    It is more of a norm for only 3-4 chapters to be finished. But there is no reason not to ask IMHO.
    Emily Veinglory

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    New Fish; Learning About Thick Skin
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    Sep 2012
    I did an intro and 2 chapters - don't know if this is unusual though...!

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    My name is PJ. P-Jay's Avatar
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    Dec 2012
    It depends on what kind of NF book it is.

    Self-help/entrepreneurship has probably been getting so popular that the agents want to know what else you're bringing to the table.


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