4 Reasons Your Pitch Was Declined (That Have Nothing to Do With You)

Rejections happen. The other day I got a note back from a pitch request that said my idea was declined. That’s it. No explanation. My…

Pitching Paralysis: Writer Friend, You Are Not Alone

  Pitching takes guts. Even after 20+ years of brainstorming article ideas and sharing them with publishers, I still get butterflies in my stomach. They…

How Often Should a Freelance Writer Pitch Story Ideas?

Pitching puts you top-of-mind. Sending article ideas to your favorite publishers and clients is akin to staying in touch with friends. If you don’t hear…

Paid Pitching: A New Freelance Writing Trend?

Publishers have always reached out to writers for article ideas, but now this pitching process comes with a twist. Sometimes a  paycheck accompanies that coveted…