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Getting Started In Magazine Article Writing: An Independent Study Course

Format: Spiral Bound

For freelance writers, both novice and experienced, no other market is as open as the magazine market. From trade and association publications, to special interest magazines, to regional and national consumer publications, editors are looking for writers who can deliver well-researched, reader-targeted articles on deadline.

This independent study guide will allow you to develop, research and write articles suitable for publication in magazines you've identified.

This course is presented in spiral-bound workbook format. You can work at your own pace, reading lessons as many times as you'd like, and working through the accompanying lecture supplements, creative exercises, and writing assignments.

Required Reading: Writer's Digest Handbook Of Magazine Article Writing Edited by Michelle Ruberg Foreword by Ben Yagoda (please note this book is not included with this purchase).

In this course you will learn:
  • How to identify and fill a magazine's editorial needs
  • How to research your article and interview experts
  • How to prepare your query letter and article for submission
  • How to develop a working outline, and effective leads and conclusions


  • Who should purchase this course:
  • Writers seeking to gain a working knowledge of the magazine market
  • Freelancers who want to sharpen their magazine article writing skills
  • Individuals with a busy schedule or those who want to take more time instead of rushing through their writing experience


  • View the Table of Contents for more details.
    SKU W3262
    File/Trim Size 11 x 8.5
    Format Spiral Bound
    ISBN 13 9781599634050
    $225.00

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