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6 Tips for Submitting Freelance Writing Clips

How to put your best work forward

- April 1, 2013
For journalists looking for freelance or full-time work, making a good first impression is all about the clips. Often requested before a story is assigned, clips are simply your writing samples or published articles. But how do you know which articles -- and how many -- to send? And how can you wield your power with the pen (or keyboard) if no one will give you that first byline?

Fear not, freelancer. If you're new to the biz or simply trying to break into that dream publication, there are some tried and true steps all writers can take to put their best clips forward.

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