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How To Sell Sex Articles

Ace an R-rated freelance pitch with these tips on wooing editors

By Jennifer Pullinger - August 9, 2010
Coming up with new and interesting sex-related story pitches isn't easy. More often than not, writers will find themselves in Carrie Bradshaw's Manolos, racking their brains to squeeze out a fresh take on the subject.

If you're a writer hoping to have some success in pitching sex-related content to an editor, gird your loins, because you'll need cover your bases. It has to strike the right tone. It has to be novel and insightful. It has to offer a strong point-of-view. And at the very least, it has to be an entertaining read. We tapped sex writers and editors to find out what it takes to make sex (articles) sell....

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