It’s Friday and, once again, I find myself lacking the oomph to work my brain all that hard. So instead of writing something profound that will change the way you brush your teeth, drive your car, or live your life, I’ll leave you with this:
When you query, please be mindful of your signature line. Many of us have automatic signatures, and this usually contains business oriented information, such as our title, address, phone, etc. But really, when you query, remove the links to your kids, your blog, your pets, and your side business. Keep in mind that you are sending a professional correspondence, and you want to appear to be the consummate pro, not a hobbyist.
Well, ok, the beagle says to leave in the doggie links – she’s always on the lookout for new drinking buddies.