Julia Dahl's feature articles have appeared in Salon, The Boston Globe Magazine, The Columbia Journalism Review, O, The Oprah Magazine, Seventeen, Miller-McCune, Slate, and the New York Post. Prior to becoming a full-time freelancer, she was an editor at Redbook and Marie Claire. Julia has a masters in journalism from American University and spent two years as deputy managing editor of TheCrimeReport.org. She is currently a writer/producer at CBSNews.com's Crimesider website.
Julia Dahl's Courses
I've sold three pieces that we workshopped in class and have four more ready to pitch. This course was the closest thing to J-school without the tuition. -- Steven Yoder "My first piece just came out in Woman's Day, and I've sold 3 more stories for inclusion in upcoming issues. The course has already more than paid for itself." -- Nicole Rosenleaf Ritter "Julia is a seasoned expert and her approachable demeanor put all members of the class at ease. This was a terrific course!" -- Andrea Sarubbi "I finished the course with 5 solid writing assignments that are all circulating with editors at major magazines now." -- Jennifer Rudolf "Julia was exceptionally great. She's very knowledgeable in this market, very generous in sharing her insights, and took great care in giving meaningful and encouraging feedback." -- Erin Harrington "Julia was a true inspirational mentor. I've read a lot of books on magazine writing and was amazed how much more I learned from this class." -- Wendy Land "Julia gave us great insight into freelancing. I ended up selling my first assignment to Pregnancy." -- Michele Wallach "Julia made us all feel more confident. In fact, I've already sold a piece to Self." -- Kelley Vick "Julia has inspired me in my writing and in my career. Everyone should take a course with her!" -- Jessica Silvester "Julia is a fantastic editor. She's constructive, supportive, and she knows how to make your work better. She knows the business, and offers invaluable insight on how to write for magazines." -- Mary Block "Julia was everything you would want from an instructor. She was extremely knowledgeable, helpful, thoughtful, and fun!" -- Joanne Rendell "I left the class with several articles, one of which was accepted by a major NYC publication. Take this class. You won't be disappointed." -- Alisha McKinney