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Advice on pitching the pubs that suit you (and your writing) best
By Amanda Layman Low -
September 30, 2013
You don't exist in a vacuum -- and you probably don't want your writing to exist in a vacuum, either. A poet wants to inspire her readers; a journalist wants to enlighten his. An author of a service piece wants to teach, while a satirist writes to entertain. Regardless of the type of work you do, you write because you have something to say. Your audience is out there, and finding markets for your work will connect you with those people. Depending on your career goals, the best market may be online or in print, paying or non-paying.
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