Just say one wanted to write something for a monthly, with sixteen pages in between it’s covers. Well, sixteen is not much, I must say. Where would someone come in there, if one wanted something published every month, as a freelancer and not a staff writer?Continue reading “Reality and fantasy”
I thought I had a good if not great idea for a devotion based on my personal experience, but on writing it, I have second thoughts. Midway through, it doesn’t sound like the kind of thing they would publish. The publisher I had been thinking of sending it to, probably wouldn’t take it. The tone, the subject wasn’t right. But as always, it could be of use somewhere else. Another thought I had was to entirely transform the devotion with a new beginning and add the stuff I have been writing at the end. This may work, I thought. And it may be at least worthy of a submission to this particular publisher. Onward!
If freelancers do not have the precise knowledge of a genre of writing, how would freelancers get their work published in that genre?
In my experience of writing articles and reviews for different publications, I didn’t follow a job description and I did my writing in a time frame that suited me. I wasn’t a career writer.
Contributing has the share of busy times and quieter moments as far as I know. There are also the times when a contributor may look for that next publication to contribute to, but it is slow in coming.