Weekend Reading: Query Letters

At the end of each week, I like to share a link roundup based on one of our editorial themes for the month. This week we're going to take a look at writing query letters for freelance magazine writing.

If you're looking to perfect your magazine query letter techniques or get started in magazine writing with your first pitch, spend some of your downtime this weekend checking out these great articles.

And if you're looking for more information about writing for magazines, don't miss Catherine L. Tully's posts here. She covers query letter writing and other aspects of magazine writing for you each month.

  • Query Letter Template for Freelance Writers [Infographic] -- Creative Genius 101
  • Magazine Query Letter Sample -- About Freelance Writing
  • How to Structure a Query Letter; Query Letter Sample -- PaulLima.com
  • Can the Query / LOI Hybrid Help You Break Into More Magazines? -- The Renegade Writer
  • How to Write a Query Letter -- PoeWar
  • 5 Query Tips from Magazine to Manuscript -- LaurenKMcKellar.com
  • Magazine Query Checklist -- Kathy Temean

Do you have a favorite query writing tip or article you'd like to share? If so, tell us about it in the comments.

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Jenn has 25 years' experience as a professional writer and editor and over 20 years' experience in marketing and PR (working heavily in digital PR, online marketing, social media, SEO, new media, and thought leadership publication). She also has 19 years' professional blogging and web publishing experience (including web development) and around 18 years of experience as an indie author / publisher.

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