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How to Write a Cover Letter for a Resume

Congratulations! You’ve reworked your resume and you’ve got an eye-catching, jaw-dropping masterpiece. Now that everything’s in order, you’re ready to submit your resume and apply for your fantasy job. Well, almost. You’ll need a cover letter first. Here’s how to write a cover letter for a resume that’ll put your name on the top of HR’s […]

How to Write a Letter: A Letter Writing How-To

Dear Bad Writer, I know it’s been quite a while since we’ve last spoke. I thought you had improved your writing style, but maybe you’ve been preoccupied with knocking out freelance writing assignments. I know, I know—bills have to be paid, but have you considered how that some skills need to be developed. You need […]

Cover Letters and Query Letters – Marketing Your Writing

Cover Letter – For Editors/Publishing Companies Definition: A cover letter is what goes on top of a longer proposal and sample chapters. (In this article, the cover letter will focus on an editor/publishing company). Editors are usually very busy people who focus on the quality of the work submitted. And they most likely review hundreds […]

7 MORE Reasons Why Your Query Was Rejected

(This article is a continuation of the previous article, “7 MORE Reasons Why Your Query Was Rejected”) * * * 7. Submit to the Guidelines Editors are picky, especially busy ones. They do not suffer fools. How do they do this? By leaving traps and highly-specific directions in the submission guidelines, which can include how […]