At blog site That Which Deranges the Senses, Velour Mane has advice for short story writers struggling with their introductory letter, with some useful do’s and don’t’s and a couple of contoversial suggestions thrown in for good measure.

‘For something’ says Velour (or Californian sci fi writer Rachel Swirsky), ‘ that I don’t think is very complicated, cover letters seem to cause some people an enormous amount of grief.’  But, as she concludes, ‘There is a correlation between professional cover letters and quality of work, and it would be silly for any writer not to be as professional as possible in all areas of their working life.’

Read this and all the points inbetween by clicking here.

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