Ready for Submission: Formatting Your Manuscript & Cover Letter

You’ve researched the market and selected the magazines that are a good match for your story. Now it’s time to prepare your submission.

In today’s video, I’m going to share some guidelines on how to format your manuscript and write your cover letter.

Remember, this could be the first impression editors get of both you and your work, and it’s an important one. Presenting your work like a pro not only helps you avoid the rejection pile, it also keeps you top-in-mind with editors as you continue to seek publication.

In this video, you will learn:

  • Essential formatting principles that will make your submission stand out from the majority.
  • Exactly what information you need to have on every page of your manuscript.
  • Which details to include in your cover letter — and which to leave out.
  • Why having no prior publishing credits can often help your chances of publication.
  • …and more.

    Formatting Your Manuscript & Cover Letter from Nanci Panuccio on Vimeo.

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