Have you ever wondered whether you need a book proposal to become an author? I speak with aspiring authors all the time who are eager to get started on their book, but they aren’t sure if they need to focus on a book proposal first. Can you skip this (often painful) part of the book publishing process? And is there any value in jumping through this hoop—aside from potentially earning a book deal? In this video, I talk through one of the most elusive part of the book-writing process.