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Tip Sheet: Writing Headlines

Tip Sheet: Writing Headlines

For newspaper reporters, there's no worse feeling than waking up, grabbing the morning edition and seeing a lame, misleading or even erroneous headline splashed above your story. Reporters don't write the headlines for the stories. Try telling that to an angry subscriber base that barely knows the difference between the Comics and the Editorial [...]

Tip Sheet: Writing Pitches

Tip Sheet: Writing Pitches

There's an art to writing story and guest post pitches. It's also an acquired skill that improves in relation to frequency -- in other words, like everything else related to writing, you get better with practice. And rejection. There are no real hard and fast rules, and the basics shift depending on the outlet and audience you're pitching. [...]