As promised: more queries! If you’re seeking a triple dose of inspiration or a recap of things done right, read on.
Here’s one from writer Donald Vaughan, who shared this pitch that resulted in a commission from Cat Fancy. From the raw, striking lede to the transition into the core elements of what the article will include, Vaughan turns his personal story into a pitch that will undoubtedly benefit the publication’s readers.
Ms. Debbie Phillips-Donaldson, Editor
Cat Fancy Magazine
We buried Mai Ling, our Himalayan, today. She had a stroke yesterday morning, and we had her put to sleep at an emergency clinic late last night.
Dr. Frank Bandel, our veterinarian, ...