How to Write and Sell Magazine Articles
with Kerrie Flanagan
Have you ever dreamed of writing for magazines? This class will show you that with the right tools, knowledge and understanding of how the magazine world works, having articles published and being paid for them is definitely possible. During this 4-week bootcamp, you will learn where to find ideas, how to refine them, how to increase your chances of success by studying a magazine, how to write an effective query letter, how to find the right magazine for your idea, and the basics of writing the article and how to remain successful over time. At the end of this course, you will have the tools needed to become a successful freelance magazine writer.
Week 1: Generating Ideas and Researching Markets
Week 2: Types of Articles and Writing Guidelines
Week 3: Crafting Perfect Queries
Week 4: Delivering on Your Promises and Getting New Assignments
There will be optional homework assignments each week to help you move from idea to publication. You may opt to receive personal feedback on your assignments from Kerrie for an extra $49.
About the Instructor
Kerrie Flanagan is the Director of Northern Colorado Writers, a writing consultant, an accomplished freelance writer, author and publisher. Over the past decade she has been published in national and regional publications and enjoyed two years as a contributing editor for Journey magazine. Her articles have appeared in the 2011 Guide to Literary Agents, as well as the 2012, 2013 and the 2014 Writer’s Markets, Writer’s Digest Magazine and The Writer. She was a frequent contributor for WOW! Women on Writing. She is the author of Planes, Trains and Chuck & Eddie, Write Away; A Year of Musing, Motivations and Missions for Writers and the founder of Hot Chocolate Press. Six of her essays are found in various Chicken Soup for The Soul books.
Her background in teaching and her passion for helping writers reach their full potential shows through in the workshops she teaches. Since founding Northern Colorado Writers in 2007, Kerrie teaches an average of 20 writing workshops each year. In addition to these classes she offers through NCW, she has also been a presenter at Pikes Peak Writers Conference, the Douglas County Writers Conference, and the Colorado Christian Writers Conference multiple times. She has given talks at the Cheyenne Public Library, the Society of Technical Communicators, the Greeley Library, Red Feather Lakes Library and the Colorado Council of the International Reading Association.
Learn more at www.kerrieflanagan.com.
Four Thursdays starting Sept. 11th
(9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2)
8 - 9:30 pm EDT
7 - 8:30 pm CDT
6 - 7:30 pm MDT
5 - 6:30 pm PDT
Course Only: $99 with Delver discount [Reg. $125]
Course + Feedback: $148 [reg. $174]