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Articles - Formatting & Submitting Your Manuscript eBook Excerpt

By Chuck Sambuchino

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SKU# Z7286

You'll Love This eBook Excerpt If:

  • You want to get paid to write articles
  • You are a freelance writer
  • You are ready to pitch an article to an editor or publisher
Want to break into the market and get paid to write articles? Regardless of what type of article you want to write, you have to know how to properly submit to an editor or publisher, and how to format your work.

This 38-page excerpt on articles from Formatting & Submitting Your Manuscript gives you advice on writing including:

  • What you need to submit
  • How to pitch your idea to any editor
  • How to format an email query
  • How to write a query letter
  • Sample query letters and what to include
  • How to sell an article
  • When and how to follow up with an editor

Let Articles - Formatting & Submitting guide you through the submission process. Submit a perfect query letter to editors and land your next writing gig!

In This eBook Excerpt You'll Learn:

  • How to format an email query
  • How to sell an article
  • Tips on querying an agent or editor

A Word From This eBook Excerpt:

The process of submitting articles begins with sending a query to an editor, continues through getting acceptance to write the article, and ends with submitting the article text itself. Barring some bumps along the way, the process is that simple.

Take note of the sequence: Query, acceptance, then writing. Before you write an article, you should sell it. That may sound backwards, but it is really how the publishing world works. You can submit finished articles, but this is usually a recipe for disappointment. Most editors want queries before assigning articles. Even if an editor likes the idea for an article, s/he usually wants to provide some guidance before it is written. This can't happen if the article is already completed. Or it means major rewrites, and major headaches. Working on spec—meaning, submitting completed articles rather than simply the ideas for different stories—is usually an unprofitable habit for freelancers.

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SKU Z7286
Author/Speaker/Editor Chuck Sambuchino
File Type PDF
Format Download
ISBN 13 9781582979366
Number Of Pages 38
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