In order to start selling your books to agents and publishers before selling it to the grand audience, you need to have your sales pitch ready. This is a summary of your story, done by a certain structure in five sentences.
Introduce the main characters (use descriptions rather than names) and the story world.
Summarize the beginning, present the first disaster to force a decision that frames the story question.
Summarize the first part of the middle, leading up to the second disaster.
Summarize the second part of the middle, leading up to pursue the final confrontation.
Explain how the story ends, including the final confrontation and any wrap-up you feel is necessary.
Free Sales Pitch Chart
This charts help you formulate your five sentence sales pitch so you know exactly what to say if you bump into someone who asks 'So what's it about?'.