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…

5 Things Never to Include in Your Blog Pitch

I’ve been sorting through guest post proposals for Web Writing Advice. Wow. I’m a little surprised at the information people like to share when asked…

How to Write a Pitch that Won’t Get Ignored

You have an idea burning in your head. It’s so good, you have to pitch it to a favorite publication or two so the public…