Submissions: FAQs

Submissions: FAQs We had a fantastic response to our last submissions post outlining what we look for in a covering letter. If you haven’t had a chance to read it yet then go check it out. Now that you have the basis for a strong covering letter, we want to make sure that you have…

Submissions: The Covering Letter

Submissions: The Covering Letter If you ask any published author, each and every one will tell you of the pain of the submission process. So we’re starting a new series on our blog to help you get the most out of your submissions. Now there are plenty of wonderful resources in our archives that deal…

Our Top Ten Tips for Writing a Tip Top Covering Letter

No.10: Be helpful The thing that I feel compelled to start off by moaning about today isn’t directly linked to covering letters but it is very close to them, too often it is pressed right up against them. I’m talking about my personal nemesis. These are the bane of my working life. A scourge on…

Our Top Ten Tips for Writing a Tip Top Covering Letter

No.9: Never judge a book by its Amazon review Whenever I want to know anything about anything I look it up on Wikipedia. I love Wikipedia. I could spend hours on there clicking from page to page. Incidentally, if you ever do happen to be surfing through any of the pages dedicated to Roald Dahl’s…

Our Top Ten Tips for Writing a Tip Top Covering Letter

No.8: My name is Bob, but you can call me B S Goodwriter Did anyone else notice that lots of people’s names changed, at least for a little while, once they left school? After our last long summer together a selection of my friends and I flitted off to the lure of university placements. It…

Our Top Ten Tips for Writing a Tip Top Covering Letter

No.7: Pobody’s Nerfect I’m just going to come out and say it. I am not a fan of grammar bullies. In my opinion, picking on someone for a brief grammatical slip or a badly placed apostrophe is not big and it certainly isn’t clever. It particularly gets my goat when anyone is publicly pulled up…