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Seeking author to write foreword to Bram Stoker's 'Dracula'
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  • Posted: Mon, May 20, 2013
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I am a small publisher specializing in classics of world literature. Colleges and universities are my primary clients.

I am currently seeking an author to write a foreword to Bram Stoker's 'Dracula'. The book will be comprised of Dracula's original novel as well as his short story 'Dracula's Guest' as an addendum.

The foreword should be a minimum of 1500 words in length.

The proposal should be original, entertaining, and be able to explain an engaging way both the essential theme(s) of the work as well as its modern relevance to an educated lay public. It must not have been published previously (including by the Freelancer), and references must be cited.

A successful proposal will not be merely a plot summary. It is not necessary to provide detailed biographical information of the title's author as this will be accomplished separate of the foreword.

IMPORTANT: In order to obtain an idea of your writing style, please provide a sample paragraph of your foreword along w...

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