Your Big Beautiful Book Plan contains proposal samples from over 20 authors in both the fiction and non-fiction genres.

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Amy Ahlers

Amy Ahlers, The Wake-Up Call Coach and bestselling author, is on a mission to wake up your Inner Superstar so you shine bright! After years of being a top producing online media Sales Executive she discovered the world of coaching in 2000 and never looked back. She is an International Certified Success Coach, the CEO of Wake-Up Call Coaching,
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Arielle Ford

Arielle Ford is a leading pioneer and personality in the personal growth and contemporary spirituality movement. For the past 25 years she has been living, teaching, and promoting consciousness through all forms of media. Her stellar career includes years as a prominent book publicist, author, literary agent, TV lifestyle reporter, television producer,
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Chrisanna Northrup, Dr. Pepper Schwartz, + Dr. James Witte

Chrisanna Northrup is the Founder and CEO of YOU Got Challenged! Inc., a customizable program designed for large and small corporations to challenge their employees towards better lifestyles. In the midst of a full time job and three kids, she figured out the secret to the perfect balance and obtaining goals she only dreamed of…
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Chellie Campbell

Creator of the popular Financial Stress Reduction® Workshops which now has licensed Coaches throughout the country, Chellie Campbell’s first book was The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction (Sourcebooks, 2002) which was chosen as a Book-of-the-Week on the Dr. Laura Schlessinger radio show and a GlobalNet Book-of-the-Month selection.
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Chris Guillebeau

Chris Guillebeau is an American entrepreneur, author, and speaker. He is best known for his popular blog, The Art of Non-Conformity, and his book of the same name. He has also written guides for travel and small business topics under the brand Unconventional Guides. He organizes the annual World Domination Summit in Portland, Oregon.
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Danielle LaPorte

Danielle LaPorte is the author of the forthcoming book The Fire Starter Sessions: A Soulful + Practical Guide for Creating Success on Your Own Terms (from Random House/Crown). An inspirational speaker, former think tank exec and business strategist, she is the creator of the online program The Spark Kit: A Digital Experience for Entrepreneurs
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Gabrielle Bernstein

Gabrielle Bernstein is a motivational speaker, life coach, author, and founder of, a social networking and mentoring website for women. Her first book, Add More ~ing to Your Life: A Hip Guide to Happiness, was published in January 2010. Her second book,
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Jillian Lauren

Author and performer Jillian Lauren grew up in suburban New Jersey and fled across the water to New York City. She attended New York University for three minutes before dropping out to work in downtown theater, where she performed with Richard Foreman’s Ontological Hysteric Theater, among others.
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Lauren Frances

Lauren Frances is an internationally acclaimed love and relationships expert, author and seminar leader. She is also the discreet “go-to” love expert for Hollywood’s A-list celebrities, and her love coaching practice spans the globe.
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Lou Paget

Lou Paget is a certified AASECT* sex educator and grassroots researcher whose quest for accurate, practical information for herself has created a highly successful international seminar and product company with a focus on lifestyle and cultural trends that impact our sexuality, health, and relationships.
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Linda Sivertsen

Linda Sivertsen is a Celebrity Interviewer, a NY Times bestselling co-author, and a magazine editor, whose been writing about the environment for over a decade. She does “Green Hollywood” spots for Leeza Gibbons’ nationally syndicated radio show “Hollywood Confidential,” and is a contributing writer for Delta Sky magazine’s Green Scene department.
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Marianne Elliot

Marianne Elliott is an attorney, human rights advocate and author. She served as a United Nations peacekeeper in Afghanistan with a focus on human rights and gender issues. Her work has included developing human rights strategies for the governments of New Zealand and Timor-Leste and serving as a Policy Advisor for Oxfam.
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Michael Ellsberg

Michael Ellsberg is a book author. Specifically, he is the author of The Education of Millionaires: It’s Not What You Think, and It’s Not Too Late, published by Penguin/Portfolio, and The Power of Eye Contact: Your Secret For Success in Business, Love and Life, from HarperCollins.
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Michael Bungay Stanier

Michael Bungay Stanier is the Senior Partner of Box of Crayons, a company that helps organizations do less Good Work and more Great Work.
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Laura Munson

Laura Munson is the author of the New York Times and international best-selling memoir, ‘This is Not the Story You Think It Is: A Season of Unlikely Happiness‘, which Book of the Month Club named one of the best books of 2010. While the entry point to her memoir is a marital crisis, true to its title, this is a book about empowerment;
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Nicholas C. Newmont

Nick Newmont is a psychic, healer, and certified hypnotherapist located in Los Angeles, California. Growing up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he realized when he was a child that he had gifts and talents in the metaphysical world. In the early 1990’s Nick was formally educated on how to advance these special talents into a professional career.
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Pace + Kyeli Smith

Pace and Kyeli Smith are the co-leaders of the Connection Revolution, where they help dreamers change the world. They write, blog, and teach workshops to foster understanding, tolerance, healing, authentic communication, and personal growth. Pace loves to play DDR and carries a spare spleen everywhere she goes.
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Rachel Resnick

RACHEL RESNICK is the author of the Los Angeles Times bestseller Go West Young F*cked-Up Chick. She has published articles, essays, and celebrity-profile cover stories in the Los Angeles Times, Marie Claire, Women’s Health, and BlackBook. She is a contributing editor at Tin House magazin.
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Rhonda Britten

Rhonda Britten has devoted her life to one thing: to teach people how to master fear. Whether that’s a fear of rejection or loss; fear of failure or success; fear of abandonment or pain, Rhonda has created a method for anyone anywhere to master the invisible, insidious fear we all have of ‘not being good enough.’
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Sarah Salway

Sarah is the Canterbury Laureate, Chair of the Kent & Sussex Poetry Society and Royal Literary Fund Fellow at the LSE. She is a prize winning short-story writer, poet, and author of the internationally acclaimed Something Beginning With.
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Sarah Selecky

Sarah Selecky is a Canadian writer, whose debut short story collection This Cake is for the Party was a shortlisted nominee for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and longlisted for the Frank O’Connor Short Story Award in 2010.
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Susannah Conway

Susannah Conway is a photographer and author, and she creates e-courses that help you reconnect to your true self. A Polaroid addict and very proud aunt, her first book, This I Know: Notes on Unraveling the Heart, hit bookshelves in June 2012. She lives in the UK and sound a bit like Kate Winslet.
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Tim Ferriss

Timothy Ferriss has been listed as one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Business People of 2007”, Forbes Magazine’s “Names You Need to Know in 2011,” and is the 7th “most powerful” personality on Newsweek’s Digital 100 Power Index for 2012.
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Tiphani Montgomery

Tiphani Nicole Montgomery was born and raised in Rochester, New York, and moved to Raleigh, North Carolina, at the age of twenty-one, where she enrolled in Saint Augustine College. Realizing early on that school wasn’t for her she left college after attending one semester and quickly chose a different route.
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You will also receive over 8 hours of audio and video from some of the following authors:
Jonathan Fields, Pace and Kyeli Smith, Rachel Resnick, Betsy Rapoport, Tiphini Montgomery, Lou Paget, Arielle Ford, Sarah Selecky and Danielle LaPorte and Linda Sivertsen.

Listen to some clips from a sampling of some of the program audios
Why Some Proposals Get Canned — And How to Avoid The Chopping Block
An interview with Linda Sivertsen & Elizabeth Rapoport, former executive editor (and chopping block axe-wielder) at Random House and Scribners.
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The Story is Smarter Than You Are
An interview with Alexandra Franzen and Sarah Selecky. How this first-time author parlayed her personal adventures into a short story collection, gracefully contended with critical reviews, and landed on the short-list for five of Canada’s most prestigious literary awards.
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Danielle + Jonathan Fields Audio Only
Enterprising Your Creativity – An interview with Danielle LaPorte + Jonathan Fields, author of Career Renegade and Uncertainty, and founder of (password: YBBBP)
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