Writer's Guide to Magazine Articles
For Book Promotion and Profit
by Patricia Fry
Do you dream of becoming a professional article writer? Do you want to write
for magazines in your spare time? Would you like to promote your books through
This book offers the inspiration and the tools to help you get started.
Patricia Fry is a full-time freelance writer. She has contributed hundreds of
articles to 125 different magazines during her 27-year career, including
Writer's Digest, Canadian Author and Bookman, Freelance Writer's Report,
Writer's Journal, Writer's Connection, Entrepreneur, The World and I Magazine,
Kiwanis Magazine, Walking Magazine, Woman's Own, Your Health, The Artist's
Magazine, Teaching Tolerance, Catholic Digest and many, many others.
Here, Patricia teaches you the organizational and business skills needed to
succeed as a professional freelance writer. She tells you how to:
- Come up with good article ideas
- Locate experts
- Discipline yourself to write
- Find the right markets
- Conduct interviews
- Understand contracts
- Write a good query letter
- Do research
- Handle rejection
- Work with editors
- Write the article
- Recycle your articles
What they're saying about A Writer's Guide to Magazine Articles:
"This readable yet comprehensive guide belongs in the library of every
aspiring writer. Its author clearly understands the freelance writing
business." Suzanne Frey, editor of The Toastmaster.
"A Writer's Guide to Magazine Articles is filled with suggestions,
insight and inspiration useful to individuals interested in embarking on a
career in writing." Lori Joyal, freelance newspaper journalist,
regional correspondent for Streetmail.com, novelist.
"Patricia Fry delivers a no-nonsense, practical guide for book promotion
through magazine articles. These pages are packed with inside advice from a
veteran of the publishing wars on everything from developing ideas to dealing
creatively with rejection slips." Jim R. Lane, writer, publisher,
"Not only does Patricia Fry give invaluable advice on selling your
published books most effectively through related magazine articles, but she
also offers a comprehensive plan for successful freelancing." Dana K.
Cassell, editor of Freelance Writer's Report and
"Patricia Fry's book offers practical advice and solid common-sense
suggestions that will help you collect lots of checks to endorse." Gene
Perrot, award-winning comedy writer.
A Writer's Guide to Magazine Articles for Book Promotion and Profit
(Matilija Press, 2000)
ISBN: 0-9612642-6-8, 70 pages. $6.50
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