Query Letter: How to Sell Article Ideas
to Newspapers and Magazines
Do you want to earn
a living as a freelance writer? Can you imagine
yourself working from home, selling your articles to newspapers,
magazines, trade publications, and Web sites? If so, welcome to The Query Letter: How to
Ideas to Newspapers and Magazines,
a work-shop-in-a-book that,
as the title says, looks at how to sell your article ideas to
newspapers and magazines.
Unlike many other books on writing, this one makes no outlandish
promises of instant riches or mega-success. Freelance writing can be a
lucrative business or it can produce a decent, steady income. Sometimes
it can be frustrating. It can also be personally rewarding. That is the
nature of freelancing: it ebbs and flows. You need a plan to minimize
the ebbs and maximize the flows.
If you want to sell articles to newspapers and magazines you need to
understand how to write and structure query letters. This book can help
you do just that.
If you want to
develop article ideas and sell them to newspapers and
magazines, then this is
is the place to start!