No Contacts? No Problem! How to Pitch and Sell a Freelance Feature, Paperback / softback Book

No Contacts? No Problem! How to Pitch and Sell a Freelance Feature Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback

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There are plenty of books on the market which tell you how to write stylish prose, attention-grabbing headlines or market yourself better as a freelance writer.

But how do you get that first piece published in a national publication?

This book shows you the techniques that real freelancers use to sell their ideas and get into print.

Professional freelancer Catherine Quinn, who built a successful freelance career from scratch, guides you through a step-by-step process to get your first article in print, from how to format your pitch, to identifying the undersold freelance hotspots.Her tried and tested step-by-step approach: * Shows you how to scope the market and pick the most likely potential customers * Gives the inside track on how to convince editors who've never heard of you to commission your work * Tells you what to expect at every step along the pitching process * Includes a four week plan with a day-by-day process to kick start your freelance career