January 10, 2015 in 

A partial is a section of a book that is typically submitted to an agent or editor in order to secure representation or publication. A partial is usually between 10-50 pages and should include the opening scenes of the book, as well as a synopsis of the entire story.

A partial is an unfinished work, and as such, the definition and purpose of a partial can vary greatly. In the publishing world, a partial is typically a portion of a book that is submitted to an agent or editor in order to give them a sense of the work as a whole. The hope is that by submitting a partial, the agent or editor will be interested enough in the work to request a full manuscript. In some cases, an author may also submit a partial in order to secure a book deal.

There are a few things to keep in mind if you are considering submitting a partial. First, make sure that the portion you are submitting is representative of the work as a whole. You want to give the reader a taste of what the book will be about, but you don’t want to give away too much. Second, make sure the partial is well-written and free of errors. This is your chance to make a good impression, so you want to be sure that your work is polished and professional.

Partial is important because it allows readers to get a glimpse of a book before they decide to commit to reading it. This can be especially helpful for readers who are on the fence about a particular book. By reading a partial, they can get a feel for the writing style, the plot, and the characters without having to invest a lot of time. Additionally, partials can help readers determine if a book is the right fit for them before they make a purchase.

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CJ McDaniel

CJ grew up admiring books. His family owned a small bookstore throughout his early childhood, and he would spend weekends flipping through book after book, always sure to read the ones that looked the most interesting. Not much has changed since then, except now some of those interesting books he picks off the shelf were designed by his company!

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