From Pitch to Published

How to Sell Your Article Ideas to Magazines
by Diana Burrell & Linda Formichelli

Publisher: Renegade Writer Press

Publication Date: May 02, 2017

ISBN: 1230001638585

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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Sell more of what you write by learning the secrets of the pros!

If you want to score assignments from top magazines like Smithsonian, Inc., mental_floss, and Fitness—not to mention trade and custom publications—From Pitch to Published: How to Sell Your Article Ideas to Magazines is the guide you need.

Learn how to craft winning article pitches that will pique interest from editors and lead to lucrative assignments. We included 20+ pitches that sold, plus interviews with the writers and their assigning editors. You’ll learn from insiders:

  • What editors want in a story pitch.
  • Why your writer’s voice is more important than you think.
  • What to do if you have no clips, samples, or credentials.
  • How to stand out from the competition from your very first sentence.

Want more pitch-writing tips? From Pitch to Published also boasts a Q&A about the art and science of selling article ideas to magazine editors...everything from how to structure a winning query letter to how to sell a “killed” article.

Written by two top freelance magazine writers who authored the freelancing classic The Renegade Writer, From Pitch to Published will guide your way to freelance writing success. Preorder it today!

Note: This book was previously published as The Renegade Writer's Query Letters That Rock. It has been revised and updated for 2017 to reflect changes in the publishing industry over the last ten years.