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Normally in these articles about magazine writing, I focus on positive ways to make a difference. From my years in the publishing …

November 13, 2017

As a long-time writer for magazines and a former magazine editor, there are some basic truths about publishing in magazines. Through writing …

October 13, 2017

When you boil it down to the basics, writers and editors are both seeking the same thing: excellent writing.  I’ve been writing …

September 13, 2017

A Kill fee? Is that legal?  What is a nut graf anyway? Is sounds like a surgical term or carpenter’s tool. I …

August 26, 2017

Recently a Morgan James author and I were talking about writing for magazines. She admitted that she had tried several times …

August 13, 2017

“Wah wah woh wah wah” Is all I hear at times. I feel like Charlie Brown, a blockhead.  My brain refuses to …

August 2, 2017

“Me, write for magazines? Never. I barely have the energy or expertise to write my book, let alone write for a publication. …

July 28, 2017

When we consider various markets for our magazine writing, often we neglect the market right before our eyes—the inspirational, religious marketplace. …

July 13, 2017

Magazine writing jobs sent straight to your inbox? Yes, it is true. I get them every morning. So how can you get …

June 12, 2017

  For most magazine articles, I need information beyond what I have myself. To gather this information, I will often interview someone. …

June 12, 2017

  If you’ve never done an interview with someone else, the thought can be frightening.  I want to take away the fright …

May 12, 2017

Over the last twenty-five years, books have been my passion and the bulk of my writing life. It’s not where I began and I …

February 12, 2017

 I love print magazines and I take a number of them as a subscriber. When they arrive, frequently I read them cover …

January 12, 2017

Much of the publishing world becomes silent throughout late November until the New Year—including the magazine world. The holiday magazines were …

December 12, 2016

  How do you write your magazine article? Let’s explore the details in this article. As a long-time journalist writing for different …

November 12, 2016

by Terry Whalin The bulk of my magazine writing is done on assignment. How do you get an assignment? Which magazines …

September 10, 2016

By: Terry Whalin Many people want to publish their writing. After working as a magazine editor for years plus writing for …

August 11, 2016

How to Drive an Editor Crazy, Part 2 By Lori Hatcher I’m a magazine editor. Every day I receive submissions from writers. …

January 18, 2016

Professional, friendly and witty are words I use to describe Lori.  I met her at the Blue Ridge Mountain Christian Writers Conference …

December 16, 2015

When I first heard the phrase, “Query letter” I was confused and embarrassed.  I did not know what a query was or …

September 18, 2015
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