Must-Know Terms for Article Writers

Editors expect freelance writers to speak their language.

Especially if you’re new to the world of writing for magazines, newspapers, and websites, you’ll find these terms useful:

Takeaway. Editors want to know what benefit someone will receive by reading an article or nonfiction book. Use this as a key element when you ask if they’d be … Continue reading

The Potato Chip Test

Do you keep tempting people to read one more page?

I hadn’t plan to listen to the music festival’s next band. It was about supper time, and I needed to catch a bite before the following group played.

My expectations for the Ellis Island Boys weren’t high, but I decided I’d hear their … Continue reading