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How to Write for Magazines: The Sequel

Apr.23.2009

By popular demand, Meredith Maran will follow up on her well-received class, offering everything the aspiring magazine writer needs to write and pitch story ideas that sell. You’ll learn how to pick a topic, write a compelling query letter, match your query to the appropriate magazine(s), establish all-important personal contact with the editors you’re pitching, negotiate a reasonable fee, and move up the magazine food chain. Whether you took Part One or not, you’ll go home with at least one query that’s ready to go. Maran, who’s currently at work on her 9th nonfiction book, writes regularly for Salon.com, Self, More, Family Circle, Mother Jones, San Francisco Chronicle, and many more.