10 Ways To Make Your Submission Stand Out From The Crowd

Great advice shared by Kawanee.

This is from Harlequin, but I believe it holds information that crosses genres. Hope you find it useful. I know I did.


10 Ways To Make Your Submission Stand Out From The Crowd

FEBRUARY 22, 2016

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Discovering new writing talent is the one of the most exciting things we get to do as editors. But how can you help yourself catch an editor’s eye? Read on for our top tips…

  1. Do your series research! You can pitch an editor a great idea, but if it’s not something we can actually acquire, it’s a wasted opportunity…
  2. Think of your covering letter as a job interview – be professional and enthusiastic, so that we love the idea of working with you in the future.
  3. Synopsis writing is a different skill from writing a manuscript, so treat it as an opportunity to showcase your craft – phrases like ‘my key hooks’…

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