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Finding the Right Markets
Bread and Butter Markets - Moira Allen
Exploring New Markets - Moira Allen
Finding Sample Magazines - Without Breaking the Bank - Moira Allen
Getting Past the Gatekeepers: Submitting to Literary Journals - Jocelyn Kerr
How to Study a Magazine You've Never Seen - Mridu Khullar
Organizing and Maintaining Your Market Notes - Hasmita Chander
Researching Markets: Looking Beyond the Obvious - Karen Luna Ray
Research, Track and Conquer: How to Research Short Fiction Markets, Track Submissions, and Ultimately Get Published - Joseph Thomas
Small Press Magazines: Should You Bother? - Bruce Boston
Targeting the Wrong Markets: The New Writer's Most Common Mistake - Moira Allen
See also Targeting Topical Markets

Queries and Submissions
Queries vs. Articles: Which is Best? - Moira Allen
How to Write a Successful Query - Moira Allen
E-mail Queries and Submissions: How to Keep Editors Happy - Moira Allen
Fundamentals of Fiction [Submissions]: Learning the Lingo - Marg Gilks
The Letter of Introduction: An Alternative to the Query - Shelley Divnich Haggert
A Quick Guide to Manuscript Format - Moira Allen
Pros and Cons of Simultaneous Submissions - Moira Allen
Sample Query Letter - Moira Allen
Who's In Your Corner? Seven Ways To Make Your Submission Stand Out - Moira Allen
Who's Who on the Magazine Masthead - Moira Allen

Cover Letters
Cover Letters: When, How and Why to Use Them - Moira Allen
Cover Me - I'm Going In! - John Floyd

Bios & Clips
Fine-Tuning Your Author's Note
What to Do if You Don't Have Clips - Moira Allen
Who Are You? How to Write a Good Bio - Devyani Borade
Writing Your Bio - Terje Johansen

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Starting Your Career as a Freelance Writer

The Writer's Digest Guide To Query Letters

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