What a Magazine Editor Wants (& Doesn’t Want!) with Brian Klems of Writer’s Digest

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Getting inside the head of an Editor. With magazine Editors Laura Pepper Wu (The Write Life Magazine) and Brian Klems (Writer’s Digest.)

In this 20 minute interview we discuss:

– How editing work has helped us to become a better writers

– What writers can do to make their pitch, writing, and submission stand out for an editor

– The style of query letters we like to receive

– Whether a writer should include an article title with their pitch or not

– The easiest way to get started writing for magazines (this tip is great!)

– Whether writers should be familiar with SEO (Search Engine Optimization) or not

– Our pet peeves as editors – from bad pitches and beyond

Say hi on Twitter – @LauraPepWu & @BrianKlems
Visit Brian at www.thelifeofdad.com and Laura at www.TheWriteLifeMagazine.com
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2 Comments

  1. alfie Bird says:

    writers digest? ugh I thought it was READERSDIGEST FFFFFF U

  2. Joyce Wheeler says:

    Thank you, as a freelancer looking to write for magazines this was very helpful.

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