Posts Tagged ‘cover letter’

That’s right, do your dangdest, come up with a the most creatively bad cover letter you can, post it to this Livejournal’s comments sections (No LJ needed, you can login with other services.) and that’s it. Several of last years had me laughing four an hour.

As those who watch my Twitter and Facebook accounts know, I just got my copies of Extremis by Steve White and Chuck Gannon in. So, from this Friday the 13th when I make the contest opening post until whenever it ends sometime Monday, there will be another Bad Cover Letter contest!One winner (US/Canada only) will […]

Yes, life has left me busy enough to nearly forget the contest. I will announce the winner in this post. I promise. But first: My panel schedule for WorldCon; 1pm Wednesday17: Schmoozing 101 CCC – Korbel 1D The art of small talk – it doesn’t come naturally to everyone. Pick up some tips on how […]

More Contenders

Posted: 20th July 2008 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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MrMeval turns in proof that there is no need for the agent to actually open the book with a grammatic demolition derby: “As he thrust his quavering blade into the unyeilding flesh he felt a burning power and smote the foul beast. In it’s death throws the fare maiden fell and he catches her quickly. […]

Cover Letters: The Contenders

Posted: 18th July 2008 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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Ellen Denham had a nice example to work with It shows:Laziness: Dear Agent or Editor: (I know I’m one of the two, but does this fictitious waster of time know which, and what my name might be? Vagueness: I’m enclosing the first 500 pages of book one, in which the amazing story begins to unfold. […]

Cover Letter Mania

Posted: 15th July 2008 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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Come on y’all, you can do better than this! There’s some that are ok, but at this point I might as well just pick a number out of a hat. Sheesh, most of you claim you’re writers! Get creative, and subtle!

Cover letter mania!

Posted: 14th July 2008 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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Ok. Do your wost. I mean best, whatever. Write me a plausible, but hideous cover letter. The contest runs from right now, until 1am et Wednesday 7/16. Winner will be announced as soon as i make my decision.