You might normally write 750 words per hour, but the type of book you’ve chosen to write could slow you down to just 500 per hour. Or you might speed up to 1,000 words per hour. Determine how long it will take you on average to compose the number of words you must compete per day to meet your final word-count goal. Then, figure out how many hours per week you need to set aside during November to finish your manuscript. Allow more hours than you think necessary for “unforeseen circumstances,” slow days and a general need for extra time to complete the project the last week of the month.
are the main components of a grant proposal and some grant
writing techniques that will be useful. Just remember:
When writing each section of your grant, if you make sure
it is informative and
engaging, you’ll already be ahead
of the curve!
of Inquiry, or Cover Letter. It is critical
that your nonprofit grant proposal have a strong cover
letter. The cover letter introduces your organization,
its mission, and specifically states what you are asking
for. This includes the exact amount of your funding
request. The cover letter should be concise, and include
novel information. It should not be a regurgitation
of what is in the proposal itself. The cover letter
is your chance to let your funder know up front that
you understand their agency’s goals, and that your grant
fulfills their requirements.
Tips for writing a cover letter :
I had a pretty strong idea of the traits of the various aliens. I knew the Cara’ot were master traders, and genetic engineers. I knew the Isanjo were functionally high steel workers, the Flutes are highly skilled in mathematics. Truthfully I cheated a bit though I’m going to have to address this in book four since I have an alien view point character. Because the aliens are a conquered people their own religions, cultural norms, etc. have been suppressed by their human rulers. Most of them claim to worship human gods, particularly the Christian god, they don’t have to accept the limits female participation in business because they are considered less than, but in most ways they try to ape their conquerors. It’s just safer that way.