The Six-Figure Travel Writer

All Posts Tagged: editor response time

How Can You Tell Which Editor to Pitch at a Travel Magazine?

When I talk to freelance travel writers about their biggest issues in pitching a lot of people talk about the difficulty in finding the right editor to pitch.

Writers fear that if they send a stellar pitch to the wrong editor it will get deleted, simply because of irrelevance, before they even get their chance to shine and sell their idea and their writing abilities.

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Never Say “I Just Couldn’t Get Anyone to Publish My Story” Again

It breaks my heart when I see writers go on a trip, come home, spend months waiting to hear about one story idea pitched to one magazine (and waiting for far too long to follow up with that editor) and then say with a sigh:

“I went on this great trip, saw this festival that only happens once every seven years, and got great photos. I know it’s a great story, but I just can’t get anyone to publish it.

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