How To Write a Journal Article Submission Cover Letter Posted on April 26, 2013 by Karen Kelsky Todays post is a special request post for several clients who have written to inquire how to write a cover letter for the submission of an article manuscript to Keep your first letter as a template, making adjustments for each journal.
If you plan to submit to a journal more than once, save that letter separately under the journal's name. This saves you time if the story or poem gets accepted somewhere else and you have to write to withdraw your submission. The cover letter accompanying your journal submission 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 manuscripts text (if not more).
Writing a cover letter. When you submit your article to a journal, you often need to include a cover letter. Before you start to write though, check the instructions for authors (IFAs) of your chosen journal, as not all journals require a cover letter. Corresponding author contact information; Journal Submissions Cover Letter [Journal Editor's First and Last Name[, Graduate Degree (if any) How to Write the Best Journal Submission Cover Letter.
100 Strong Verbs That Will Make Your Research Writing Amazing. How to Order Author Names and Why That Matters In order to ensure compliance with the NIH policy I, as corresponding author on behalf of all the authors, am retaining the rights for all authors and their representatives (such as their respective university employers) to: 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.
Sample Cover LetterEMail. Dear Jennifer Syverson, MISQ Review Coordinator I would like to submit the attached manuscript, An Experimental Study of the ECommerceERP Interface in a Retail Firm, for consideration for possible publication in the Research Articles section of MIS Quarterly. My two nominees for senior editor are Alan Dennis