Example Letter of Intent
Dear LERA Final Judges,
I am writing to express my strong interest for The Writer contest and to give a little more information about myself and what I wish to accomplish if selected for the finalist mentorship.
I am [enter a few brief details about finalist’s writing career] and if selected, I hope that through the mentorship I will receive some advice/help/instruction on [example choices include: making my beginnings sparkle, possible quote for the front cover from a final judge, possible industry advice for going forward in publication, possible advice on market trends for traditional/indie/self-publishing, possible advice on my writing journey, possible advice with working with an agent/editor/publisher, possible help on craft, possible critique help on sections in my novel].
Thank you very much for your consideration and I look forward to working with you!
Name of Contestant