Write for Magazines - How To Be a Freelance Writer for Magazines
By Allena Tapia
Query Like a Pro
In order to break into magazine and weekly markets, you'll need to perfect your pitching skills. Let's get to work.
- Preparations for a Great Query Letter
- Write the Perfect Query Letter
- Sample Query Letter
- What's Wrong With My Pitch?
The Writing Process
Manage your writing, and the writing process! This is the meat of the writing life- what to do after you've landed an assignment or two, where to go next and how to manage your new writing life.
- How to Write for Major Magazines
- How to Capture and Generate Magazine Article Ideas
- Book Review Basics
- Beat Procrastination!
- Explore Writing Genres
- Manage Your Portfolio
- Easy Ways to Start Your Magazine Article
- How To Interview for Magazine Articles
Deal With Your Editors
So, you've finally mastered the pitch? Wait a minute, you've still got a long way to go before your name is in the byline and the check is in your hand. Take a look at how to keep your working relationship positive and productive.
- Editorial Staff Members- Who's Who?
- Tips for Dealing With Your Editor
- Would An Editor Ever Steal Your Idea?
Editing and Revision
Once you submit that great article to that fabulous nationally-circulating glossy, you're all done, right? Wrong. Editing and revision is generally about a third of the practice (after pitching and writing), so cultivating your skills in this are are very important.