Hone your craft by writing magazine articles. Here are 7 options.

Magazines on a rackLet’s admit it, writing a book is hard work and takes time. It’s not something you can do in a day or two. But you can write the draft of a magazine article in a day, and then spend the next few days revising it.

And one of the best ways to hone your skill as a writer is to write for magazines. (Tweet this.)

You can also make greater use of your time by first querying magazines with your idea. Then when a magazine buys your idea, you write the article.

Finding magazines for your article ideas [Read more…]

11 Kinds of Magazine Articles You Can Write

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Are you looking for ideas?

Writing magazine articles is a good way to bring in steady extra income while you work on your book. But do you struggle to find ideas?

Let the following list of 11 types of articles you can write serve as a springboard. Each type has it own requirements and purposes.

If you are a regular subscriber of one or two specific periodicals, consider how their articles fit into the following categories. Then think about [Read more…]

5 Magazines’ Submission Guidelines

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5 Magazines Open to Submissions

It’s marketing Monday. You know the drill: analyze the magazine, and thoroughly read and follow the guidelines before submitting.

Christian Communicator, the magazine of American Christian Writers/Reg Forder, https://regaforder.wordpress.com/articles/guidelines-ad-rates/

Treasure http://www.wnac.org/treasure/, send submission inquires to treasure@wnac.org [Read more…]

10 Trade Journals Accepting Submissions

As I’ve said many times before, writing for periodicals is a terrific way to hone your writing skills and earn money as you do it. If you’ve never considered this, stop and read “Why Write for Periodicals?” by the prolific writer Ava Pennington.

Today I’m featuring trade journals, publications that focus on a specific occupation or industry. Many of us who are now writers didn’t start our work lives as writers. I’m sure you have work experience you can put to good use by writing for trade journals in your field. [Read more…]

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