A Sample Pitch to ‘Zines Paying $1 — $2 per Word

Most mainstream media magazines that publish nonfiction want writers to “pitch” them ideas, drafts, or outlines. Some will also accept completed pieces, but many prefer an idea, outline or draft because it’s easier for the magazine to stamp its brand on work that the author knows is not “finished.” So how do you pitch an unfinished piece?

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Michele Sharpe

Michele Sharpe

Words in NYT, WaPo, Oprah Mag, Poets&Writers, et als. Adoptee/high school dropout/hep C survivor/former trial attorney. @MicheleJSharpe & MicheleSharpe.com