This post will help you to define your ideal reader by asking you to identify your book’s highest level of contribution, who wants to hear what you have to say, and where those readers go to find the type of information your book provides.
I often tell excited prospective clients, particularly those who aspire to be traditionally published, that my superpower is being a buzz kill. This usually gets a laugh, but I'm only half joking.
This post with publishing statistics and advice from literary agents is not a sunshine and rainbows kind of post. It is, however, the kind of post that every aspiring author needs to read before investing time, energy, and money in a book project.