This convention-defying follow-up to The Renegade Writer ensures that freelance journalists get the assignments they want more quickly and for better pay with the right query letter. Successful freelancers and the editors that buy their work share their advice on pitching the perfect story with real examples that earned great assignments from major magazines. Fresh, spunky, and fun to read, this handbook favors a proven renegade approach that gets freelancers more work for more money in less time and with less stress.
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Diana Burrell is the coauthor of The Renegade Writer and the author of The Secrets of Successful Weight Loss. She regularly writes for Family Circle, Parenting, and The Writer. She lives in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. Linda Formichelli is the coauthor of The Renegade Writer and the author of Becoming a Personal Trainer for Dummies, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting and Running a Coffee Bar, and Tools of Timekeeping. She regularly writes for Family Circle, Fitness, USA Weekend, and Writer's Digest. She lives in Concord, New Hampshire.Review:
"New and experienced freelancers will benefit both from reading the queries themselves and the feedback from the editors who bought them." —Kelly James-Enger, author, Six-Figure Freelancing
"Using the advice Linda and Diana share in their book, I've broken into markets such as Family Circle, Oxygen, SELF, and others." —Jennifer Lawler, magazine writer and author, Dojo Wisdom series
"This book is a must for anyone who struggles with the frustrations of pitching. Not only will you see a wide range of successful approaches, all your burning query-letter questions will get answered in just under 200 lively pages." —Charmian Christie, Professional Writers Association of Canada (PWAC) Guelph
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