How to Write for Magazines: Consumers, Trade and Web
This book serves as a practical guide to the basic tools of magazine article writing: knowing the marketplace, brainstorming, researching, querying editors, and writing to get published. Offers readers a step-by-step methodology to writing for magazines, including significant coverage of trade, professional, and Web magazines. Readers will learn to master the basics of mag...more
Paperback, 180 pages
Published November 20th 2001 by Pearson
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Read this for a magazine writing class. Despite the fact that it's a bit aged, Harrison really sems to acknowledge the idea that people need to learn to freelance and that getting a fancy magazine editorship is basically a pipe dream. Expensive, but a pretty good look into journalism and how to shape your articles towards specific sorts of publication. Also has some important bits about cover letters which is something that seems to draw a lot of conflicting opinions among writers.