When i wrote my article on writing a synopsis, i mentioned that it was one of the most challenging tasks for authors the cover letter (otherwise known as a query letter), by comparison, should actually be pretty simple the main aim of your cover letter is to give the agent/publisher more detail about your. A good cover letter can help to “sell” your manuscript to the journal editor as well as introducing your work to the editor you can also take this opportunity to explain why the manuscript will be of interest to a journal's readers, something which is always as the forefront editors' mind as such it is worth spending time writing a. The cover letter is your chance to lobby on behalf of your manuscript the letter is far from just a formality and should be written with the same care as your. While your research paper's role is to prove the merits of your research, a strong introductory cover letter is your opportunity to highlight the significance of your research and “sell” its concept to journal editors sadly, we must admit that part of the decision-making process of whether to accept a manuscript is. It may seem obvious, but a journal editor's first serious impression of a submitted manuscript lies not only with the article title but also, rather simply, with the cover letter the cover letter is your first formal interaction with a journal, and it embodies a request, so to speak, to consider your article for. After the hard work of perfecting your manuscript and selecting a target journal, one more task remains before submission: writing a cover letter the cover letter is an important document that must do more than tell the editor that you are submitting your manuscript for consideration it should capture the.
A good cover letter will help sell your manuscript to the journal editor it is not enough to send a manuscript to a journal editor like this: dear editor-in-chief i am sending you our manuscript entitled large scale analysis of cell cycle regulators in bladder cancer by researcher et al we would like to have the manuscript. With this cover letter, we will submit the revised manuscript (acp-2010-399) entitled “relating tropical ocean clouds to moist processes using water vapor isotope measurements” for publication in atmospheric chemistry and physics we would like to thank referees for the careful and constructive reviews based the. Your cover letter is the first piece of your work that we read we have included 2 templates, that both satisfy submission requirements for the journal cover letter 2 template provides additional context for the editors, which might be useful for a proportion of submitted manuscripts cover letter 1 (essentials): essential.
Be very careful with what you write in the cover letter never be rude with editors never pay too many compliments about the editor's incredibly fascinating and astoundingly authoritative journal what you can eventually do is point out how the publication of your manuscript might help offer some kind of solution to a debate. How to write a cover letter for a picture book manuscript. Sample cover letter for submission of manuscripts chief editor new horizons / business strategies research journal faculty of social sciences / faculty of management sciences greenwich university karachi subject: submission of manuscript for.
You have worked hard to prepare your manuscript for submission to a journal you have chosen carefully now, introduce your manuscript with a great cover letter although many authors hastily compose this document, the cover letter can make or break your chances of publication: it can make the. If your manuscript is considered a clinical trial but has not been registered, it will not be considered for publication in the journal you will be asked to provide the url and identification number for the trial registration manuscript information: author cover letter, title, short title, abstract: it is required for the user to provide a.