Sample Personalized Invitation

Dear Professor ________,

I hope this e-mail finds you well! Currently, I am in the process of editing a forthcoming publication entitled ****insert book/journal title here****, to be published by IGI Global, an international publisher of progressive academic research. I would like to take this opportunity to cordially invite you to submit your work for consideration in this publication.

I am familiar with your research interests and expertise in ****insert topic area****, and I am certain that your contribution on this topic and/or other related research areas would make an excellent addition to this publication.

Please visit ****insert Call for Content URL (provided by your development contact)**** for more details regarding this publication and to submit your work. You can also find detailed manuscript formatting and submission guidelines at If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me. Thank you very much for your consideration of this invitation, and I hope to hear from you by ****insert proposal deadline***!

Best wishes,
Your Name
Book/Journal Title

Last Updated January 13, 2015