Launch Your Freelance Writing Career! There are thousands of print and digital publications and markets, and the majority of them are looking for writers. Whether a publication produces new content daily, weekly, quarterly, monthly, or by issue - they need a consistent, constant stream of content to fuel their product. With The Writer's Digest Guide to Magazine Article Writing, you now have the tools to make yourself marketable and productive to the magazines you want to write for. Veteran freelancer Kerrie Flanagan - who has written hundreds of published articles for such publications as the Chicago Tribune, FamilyFun, and Better Homes & Gardens - will guide you on this journey by showing you how to:
Develop a steady stream of ideas to pitch to magazines.
Perfect a query letter that grabs an editor's attention. Organise your freelancing life to track submissions and payments.
Use magazine writing to develop an author platform. Filled with magazine article examples - including front-of-the-book pieces, roundups, how-tos, profiles, and more - and the voices of writers who make a full-time job out of freelancing, this book is your roadmap to building a writing career and earning more assignments. AUTHOR: Kerrie Flanagan is an author, writing instructor, publisher and accomplished freelance writer with more than 17 years' experience and hundreds of published articles. Over the past decade, her work has appeared in national and regional publications such as Chicago Tribune, FamilyFun and Better Homes & Gardens. She enjoyed two years as a contributing editor for Journey magazine and was a frequent contributor to Wow! Women on Writing. Her article How to Find Success in the Magazine World has been featured in the Writer's Market for the past five years.