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Pitch Fix: How to Sell a Story That Relies on a News Peg

When current events happen, the pitching clock starts ticking. Here’s how to land your idea before the news peg goes stale.

Pitch Fix: Before Submitting Your Story Idea, Consider Your Research Options

You might have a good story idea, but have you thought about how you’ll prove your point?

Making This Common Query Letter Mistake? Here’s Your Pitch Fix

This recent journalism graduate’s pitches were getting derailed by a focus on his writing desires instead of his value.

Tracking Freelance Earnings: May Income Report From Nicole Dieker

This month, Nicole checks in with a fellow The Write Life contributor about her freelance writing goals.

Why Your Personal Essay Pitch Needs Both Substance and Style

A good personal essay pitch goes beyond facts and figures. It’s got to have a little sparkle, too.

Tracking Freelance Earnings: February Income Report From Nicole Dieker

Long-term freelance projects can make it hard to balance your budget. But the wait can be worth it.

Pitching Long-Form Journalism? Don’t Forget Your Goal

If you’re not doing this in your long-form journalism pitch, you’ll lose editors fast.

How to Sell Your Personal Essay: A Simple Guide for Beginners

Writing a thoughtful personal essay isn’t enough. Now you have to convince someone to publish it.

Tracking Freelance Earnings: December Income Report From Nicole Dieker

It’s not too late to reflect on last year and make your freelancing income goal for 2016.

Don’t Let This Small Mistake Ruin Your Personal Essay Pitch

If you’re adding this to your pitches, you might be undermining your story ideas.