Freelance writers can decide between submitting a finished article or a query letter to an editor. These days most editors prefer a one-page query letter, usually emailed. But before you pitch any article, you must know what magazines publish your topic.
How to Become a Healthy Lifestyle Writer
Freelance food writing does not always have to be exclusively about food, though. Other related topics such as exercise, aging and physical health can also be discussed, as well as other topics that have something to do with nutrition.
A Writing Career: Newspaper vs. Magazine Work
One of the great things about being on the newspaper’s features staff is the latitude you have; you have a beat to cover, sure, but you can basically write any feature story you want, with your editor’s approval.
7 Food Writing Tips I Learned from Watching Reruns of Julia Child
The late Julia Child is world famous for her gastronomic talents and relaxed approach to cooking. So what can you learn from her approach to cooking? Here are seven tips I learned and would like to pass on to you.
Can You Be a Freelance Food Writer and a Vegetarian?
Are you an aspiring food writer, but fear being vegetarian will hold you back? It definitely can be done, as one writer explains.
Writing for Teen Magazines: What You Need to Know
If you want to get published in the teenage market, you have to be familiar with the slang that kids these days use. This, among other helpful tips.
Travel Magazines: 10 Tips for Getting Published
Writing articles for travel magazines is a great way to get your articles published, earn some extra cash and become known as a travel writer.
Sample Query Letter: Food/Lifestyle Magazine
QUERY TYPE: E-mail query PITCHED TO: Editor SOLD TO: Food/Lifestyle magazine AUDIENCE: General audience TYPE OF PITCH: Full article, 1,200+ words COMPENSATION OF SOLD ARTICLE: $500 (US) (estimated price) 1. Food/Lifestyle Magazine Sample Query Letter From: Your Full Name (with e-mail address) Subject: To [Editor’s Full Name], [Job title] : Re: Submission Query Date: Today’s… Read more →