A freelance writer studies a magazine market before submitting. There are several ways to do that, but in today’s Tuesday Tip I want to share one surprising way to help target a magazine’s audience. It’s found in the...Continue Reading
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When we think about writing an article, we often limit it to the article itself. Did you know that many markets also seek shorter ancillary pieces?
In today’s Tuesday Tip, we’ll explore what it means when a magazine requests...Continue Reading
Years ago I decided I wanted to be a freelance writer. I longed to write and also make an income. That led to a nearly 20-year career of writing columns, paying blog posts, curriculum, and articles. The word “freelance”...Continue Reading
Recently I went through my old blog posts. Some of them were barely viewed since they were posted when I first started my blog nearly ten years ago. As I looked through the posts, some were definite throwaways. However,...Continue Reading
A writing friend asked me to visit her blog. I was excited because I loved her writing. When I clicked on the URL she sent, I was surprised to find a series of long blog posts written in blocks...Continue Reading
Have you ever seen the movie where the writer bangs his head against the wall while a white, empty computer screen flashes in the background? We can run into the same frustration if we...Continue Reading
You labored over your blog posts, but did you take the same care with the titles of those blog posts?