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
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
Don’t write just for today’s readers.
At a garage sale this weekend, I bought a much-needed tube of sunscreen—and also a snowblower.
I used one immediately. I’ll need the other next winter—on a day with no need for sunscreen.