*Oopsie Note: I thought I hit publish on this hours ago! Goes to show, you always have to check your work!
By Terreece M. Clarke
A query letter is what’s going to get you into the door – wait, scratch that. A great email subject line is what’s going to get you into the door. The query letter is going to get you invited in for a moment, and that’s all you have – one moment to land that writing job.
Your query letter is like anything else you write. It has to grab the editor’s attention and make them want to read on. The very best advice I have I didn’t come up with on my own. My writing mentor hipped me to it: write your query letter exactly like you would write the article.
Start off with your anecdote, eye-catching statistic or quote: [Read more…]