The "comps" section is single most misunderstood part of a book proposal
Because few authors know the real reason editors want to see comps!
The single most misunderstood part of a book proposal is the “comps” section.
“Comps” are what we in the industry call comparative titles. They’re thing you’re going to need to include somewhere in your pitch to publishers, whether in your proposal or in your agent’s cover letter or both. They are hugely, hugely important.
Your comps are there for a sing…