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A postscript is a passage at the end of a letter, following the signature. It only makes sense in the context of a letter composed by hand or on a typewriter, to accommodate an afterthought when you have already finished your letter, and don't want to retype or rewrite the whole thing again. It makes no sense in an email context - or even a paper letter ...


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Dear [Name of Editor], my name is [Your Name], I'm [your age] old and work as [your job] in [your town]. I have [never published anything before / published the following stories and novels:] Title of Short Story, Anthology, Year, Number Title of Novel, Year, Publisher Enclosed you will find [the first draft / treatment and first 50 pages / whatever] of ...


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I think post by sotondolphin (based on info in the included link) is pretty good, but I have the following disagreements / additions: Make it mistake-free. [Many hirers' attitude is, "If they can't avoid mistakes in a cover letter, then it's guaranteed their work will be even sloppier after I hire them."] I disagree about the technical terms. Often, ...


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A cover Letter has a fixed structure: The first paragraph describes which position you are applying for and where you found the position. The second paragraph explains why you think you are suitable for this position. The third paragraph is set for follow-up actions you are expecting or you may take (such as hearing from you or "I will call you to ...


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It's a bit gushing but I guess that's your style. It looks good -- you don't really need help with writing. Except Capitalize "Compliance" if it's a department name. Replace "talented people like yourself," with "talented people," -- they know you're addressing them. Replace "I only hope that I find in my new role a fraction of the encouragement" with "I ...


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1. In what format can I write a cover letter? Read the job posting carefully and see if they have any requirements, number one priority is to follow all instructions exactly. In general you want to start by stating the position you're applying for. After that you can use any format you'd like if you believe it will be professional and beneficial. There ...



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