9 Answered Questions for the topic cover letter
How to write a cover letter for The New Yorker fiction section?
What should a cover letter for a short story contain? Do I need to tell what is it about, try to "sell" it? Should I write about myself?
What should be in a cover letter for short story submission to a magazine?
It's been about five years since I last submitted any of my work for publication, and my memory of what I was taught then to put in my cover letter is getting rusty. What kind of information... more
How do I write a relevant CV for submitting a manuscript to a literary agent?
I am submitting a children's book to a potential agent whose submission process asks me to send this: >a covering letter in the body of the email, and a synopsis of the proposed book with the... more
How do I write a proper cover letter?
I'm an engineer with a fair knowledge of the English language. I can converse with people in English and write as well, but now I'm interested in learning to write cover letters and blogs. I see... more
I have/am - what are other short ways to not repeat this in a cover letter?
I use the GIS/Programing ones extensively. For a cover letter, what are ways that you can avoid repeating >I have done .... >I have experience with ... >I am experienced in... >...
Opening of a cover letter?
I am currently writing a cover letter (for a job application) and after a long 'struggle' with the opening paragraph, I've decided to start it by briefly presenting myself and then continuing... more
What is the correct way to write a fractional number in a formal letter?
If I'm talking about a length of time in a cover letter, let's say 5.5 years, what would be the correct way to write this? - five-and-a-half years - 5-1/2 years - 5.5 years
Questions on two sentences on a cover letter?
I am writing a cover letter - an excrutiating process. There are two sentences I am quite unsure about. The first one: > I hold a math Ph.D. from xxx that was carried out at a research group... more