That the only difference between an aspiring writer and a published writer is that one of the two already knows exactly how to sell stories to a magazine editor. If you're unpublished and want to earn a living writing magazine and newspaper articles I can tell you how to do it in an inexpensive Special Report that I've written.
I know how. I have nearly two million words in print, in national magazines, newspapers, novels, non-fiction books, anthologies and online. I've been helping aspiring writers get their start since 1990. And I can help you too.
This book reveals inside information on exactly how to publish and get paid for magazine and newspaper articles. Based on more than 30 years toiling as a freelance writer, with more than 2 million words in print, including four novels, a screenplay, 20 non-fiction books, and thousands of newspaper and magazine articles.
Tips for selling magazine and newspaper articles by phone and query letter.
What editors want. (Tip: Write what they want to buy.)
Find out what drives editors absolutely nuts. Tip: Don't do the things we enumerate.
How much to charge per word. (Tip: Don't charge too little.)
Why it's sometimes wiser to focus on the price per article, rather than per word.
Strategies on how to maximize how much you earn per month.
How long does it takes for a publisher to cut a check.
How to travel the world and have a corporation or tourism board pick up the tab.
Markets for your writing that you may not have thought of.
All about writer's conferences' dirty little secret.
What you absolutely must know about copyright law and selling rights.
How to jump start your career with self-talk.
Magazines you can sell to that you never knew existed.
I'm Tim Banse, a succesful freelance writer with more than Two million words in print in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Brazil, the UK and Australia.
That number includes novels, non-fiction books and hundreds of magazine features and newspaper articles. Google my name as "tim banse" to decide for yourself if I know what I'm talking about.
Browsing in Paris newsagent's shop, by Florian Plag from Bretten, under license under CC BY 2.0. Someday will a newsagent display a magazine featuring one of your articles?