The Freelance Writer Letter of Introduction

Written by Monica Shaw

The Letter of Introduction (LOI) is a hot topic for freelance writers. In today's digital world, it's how you get your foot in the door. They also happen to be one of the main reasons for having an online writing portfolio. Share your best work, get attention, get gigs! But it's not that easy. There's an art to writing an attention-grabbing LOI that gets a response (positive or negative!). In this post I'm sharing best practices for Letters of Introduction gleaned from my own experience and that of other professional freelance writers who've made a success from their LOIs. To get specific feedback on your own LOIs, feel free to share yours in the Substack chat.

What's the point of a Letter of Introduction?