If you want to freelance for magazines, newspapers or websites, this webinar is for you. Taught by present and former Writer's Digest magazine staffers, this webcast will discuss all aspects of freelancing—from how to gather ideas to catching an editor's eye to crafting winning queries. The presentation will examine actual magazine queries and examine what elements work when trying to rope in assignments.
What you'll learn: How to find article ideas and analyze the topics of expertise you already possess How to identify appropriate markets for your ideas How to compose a query that hooks editors How to make money writing, then repackage and resell articles and ideas for extra income How payment works, what warning signs to watch out for, how to get assignments coming your way from editors. Speaker:
CHUCK SAMBUCHINO is an editor for Writer's Digest Books. He was formerly a staffer on Writer's Digest and a reporter for Gannett Publications. He has had more than 600 articles published, and has written for publications such as Cincinnati Magazine, New Mexico Magazine, Pennsylvania Magazine and Watercolor Artist. ZACHARY PETIT is the managing editor of Writer's Digest magazine and a freelance writer. Since getting his start as an intern at National Geographic, he has worked as a news and features reporter and has penned hundreds of articles for different publications.
What equipment do I need?
All you need is a computer. You will be able to view the slides and listen to the audio over the computer speakers or over your telephone.
Writer's Digest does not offer any refunds for the webinar. All sales are final.
OnDemand webinars do not include a critique.