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  1. katica

    katica Senior Member

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    Where do I indicate this on my manuscript?

    Discussion in 'Publishing' started by katica, Jun 12, 2011.

    I'm submitting a short story to a magazine. They want a cover letter, not a query letter. They want me to put in my cover letter what category my story fits into (in this case, its fiction short story) and also whether or not I have a simultaneous submission out there (they allow this, but I do not). Where would I put that information on my cover letter and how would I word it?

    Right now, what I have up there is below the word count on the upper right . . .

    Fiction Short Story
    No simultaneous submissions

    Is that good or not? Should I word it differently or put it somewhere else?

    Thanks. You guys have already helped me a ton with formatting this. =)
     
  2. The-Joker

    The-Joker Contributing Member Contributor

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    Are you sure they don't want anything more specific than fiction short story? Maybe the genre?
     
  3. katica

    katica Senior Member

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    Yes. They have Fiction Short Story, Non-fiction, One Minute Video, and Poetry as their listed categories that they put in parenthesis next to the request to include it.
     
  4. mammamaia

    mammamaia nit-picker-in-chief Contributor

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    then it's ok as you have it, in re 'category'...

    but the wording on the simsubs is off... should be 'not a simultaneous submission' to make better sense, imo...
     
  5. katica

    katica Senior Member

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    Thank you. I knew something about my wording on that was off. Yours sounds much better!

    You guys help me so much on here. :love:
     

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