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Starting Your Career as a Freelance Writer

Queries, Pitches and Proposals

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Successful Queries and Submissions

Finding Markets
Bread and Butter Markets - Moira Allen
Exploring New Markets - Moira Allen
Filling in on Fillers - Moira Allen
Finding Sample Magazines - Without Breaking the Bank - Moira Allen
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
A Smorgasbord of Markets - Penny Ehrenkranz
Targeting the Wrong Markets: The New Writer's Most Common Mistake - Moira Allen

For tips on writing for specific types of markets, see the Freelance Market Guide

Crafting Effective Queries
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
The Letter of Introduction: An Alternative to the Query - Shelley Divnich Haggert
Pros and Cons of Simultaneous Submissions - Moira Allen
Using Letters of Introduction to Land Assignments with Trade Publications - Denene Brox
Who's Who on the Magazine Masthead - Moira Allen

Manuscript Format
A Quick Guide to Manuscript Format - Moira Allen

Bios and Clips
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

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

Recommended Reading

Writer's Market

Writer's Market Deluxe Online Edition

Novel & Short Story Writers' Market

Guide to Literary Agents

Starting Your Career as a Freelance Writer

Writer's Guide to Queries, Pitches and Proposals

Freelancing for Newspapers

Writer's Digest Handbook of Magazine Article Writing

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