How to Successfully Query an Editor: An Editor's View

Lauren Gravitz, MS
Career Paths
Science Writing
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Of all the unsolicited queries I received during my years as an associate editor of at a major women's magazine, perhaps only 20 caught my interest. It wasn't for lack of quantity-I must have received hundreds of letters, even more emails, and numerous telephone calls. But most of the time it took barely half a minute for me to open an envelope, scan the letter, and toss it onto the ...