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Why I Don’t Use Social Media to Promote My Work (yet)

Format Magazine (external link) is seeking people to write on this topic: Opinion: Why I don’t use social media to promote my work Are you an artist or creator who doesn’t use Instagram/Facebook/Twitter to promote their work? We’re seeking someone … Continue reading

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An Excellent Guide to Writing Cover Letters and to Making Pitches

Format Magazine is out with a great page on pitching editors: https://www.format.com/magazine/resources/art/how-to-get-published-advice (external link) They advise most of what I’ve recommended over the years but I’d add a few things. Consider making two or three pitches in an e-mail. An … Continue reading

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News and Notes

Magazine article to be published I can’t release the details yet, but another of my articles is tentatively scheduled for an August issue. Two More Interesting Freelance Opportunities 1.) This branding company is looking for experienced writers and they won’t waste … Continue reading

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Making Pitches to Community Newspapers

Community newspapers are weekly publications covering the neighborhoods of a larger town. In Sacramento, California, for example, community newspapers cover the Pocket Area, Carmichael, East Sacramento, and Arden Arcade. Among others. Community newspapers can be independent or affiliated with the main … Continue reading

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How to Start Writing Locally — Making Pitches

Your writing website is finally in order (internal link) and you’d like to start writing locally, perhaps for an area weekly, a community paper or a local news website. I’d recommend you query an editor with ideas, not just a … Continue reading

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