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Writing skills: steal my efficiency hacks to hit your target word count

Writing skills: steal my efficiency hacks to hit your target word count
Ekta Ekta 7 days ago
Are you tired of trying to draft a 1,000-word article, only to find your first draft clocks in at 3,000 words? Then it’s time to gain some new writing skills and learn how to write to length. A reader recently asked me if I had a resource on how to hit...
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Follow this editor’s winning advice to punch up your pitch letter

Follow this editor’s winning advice to punch up your pitch letter
Chen Chen 29 September, 2019
You take the time to write a solid pitch letter, send it off, and then you wait…and wait some more. It kind of feels like you’re in the boxing ring, circling, waiting for some action, or a reply. Sound familiar? Maybe nothing happens. What’s your nex...
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Find emails (and see if yours got read): 8 tools for writers

Find emails (and see if yours got read): 8 tools for writers
Anceany Anceany 22 September, 2019
Find emails…when you’ve got the perfect story idea for a magazine or want to reach out to a marketing director, you need their email address. That single piece of information is your lifeline to success if you want to pitch prospects, land assignments,...
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Pitch accepted: the newbie strategy that landed a major magazine assignment

Pitch accepted: the newbie strategy that landed a major magazine assignment
Chen Chen 15 September, 2019
Can you land a freelance magazine assignment without any clips? If you’re new to freelancing and don’t have a lot of writing experience, it’s easy to think you can’t. But it’s just not true. A couple years ago, I started at ground zero. I was pitchin...
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