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How I Got Magazine Writing Gigs From All 3 of My Dream Markets

Freelance writer dreams of great magazine writing gigs

Since I became a freelance writer, most of my work has been in my favorite niche — the equine industry.

Along with web copy, newsletters, tweets and Facebook posts for trainers, big horse shows, and venues, I write articles and blogs for a few regional horse magazines.

But I had a few dream magazine writing jobs on my bucket list. My dream was to write for the biggies, the national horse magazines that all horse people know. Three topped my bucket list: The Chronicle of the Horse, Dressage Today, and the United States Dressage Federation’s Connection. They’re the Triple Crown of a dressage geek’s reading list.

Fast forward a couple of months, and I’ve now sold articles to all three magazines — within a 10-day period. How did I move them from bucket list to client list?

It was actually a simple process. I followed four basic steps:

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How to Get Awesome Guest Blogging Gigs With CPR

By Daryl Rothman Have you ever had a great idea for a guest post and wish it could be featured on one of the top blogs for writers? It can be. I found a great list on Write to Done’s

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How One Freelance Writer Got $3,000 From a Simple Request

By Angie Mansfield I was a frustrated freelance writer. Late last year, I was finally starting to gain traction in my freelance writing business, but I still wasn’t as busy as I wanted to be. I was doing okay. But

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5 Quick Ways Busy Freelancers Can Keep Marketing

It’s always great to be busy as a freelance writer. But one problem that often crops up is that it’s easy to let marketing slide. Then, next thing you know, those current projects wrap. And you find yourself facing the

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Why It’s Never Been Easier to be a Freelance Writer

Do you feel like today’s freelance writing marketplace is just too difficult to break into? Too competitive for you to move up and earn well? Well, I disagree. In fact, I believe there’s never been a better time to be

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5 Ways Introverted Freelance Writers Can Do Painless Marketing

By Nillu Nasser Stelter If you’re anything like me, one of the reasons you are a freelance writer is that you enjoy solitude. Whether you write best in a hideaway or in a crowded cafe, you’re comfortable inside your own

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