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Want To Have Your Writing Appear on SI.com?

Members of mediabistro.com’s AvantGuild community have access to a wide variety of very helpful material for journalists. One of the most popular features is “How to Pitch,” where we explain the best strategies for pitching articles to newspapers, magazines and websites.

This week’s How to Pitch is for SI.com.

Although Sports Illustrated the weekly is a difficult sell, writers can increase their chances of writing for the print publication if they’re published on SI.com, according to Schecter. You may also be published in both outlets: a short story for the magazine and a longer version online. The weekly magazine has a limited amount of space per week, but the website has the flexibility for freelancers to sell a story of national interest that SI may not know about.

Want to know what to pitch, and what not to pitch? Check out a preview here, and join AvantGuild to get access to the full item.

Related: mediabistro.com also has an upcoming class, Intro to Sports Journalism, taught by SI.com columnist Jeff Pearlman. See more details, including how to sign up, here.

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