writer’s digest: 5 reasons you should pitch to smaller markets

http://www.writersdigest.com/online-editor/5-reasons-you-should-pitch-your-writing-to-smaller-markets

5 Reasons You Should Pitch Your Writing to Smaller Markets

The dream of every freelance writer is the “big get.” That is, writing for the largest, best-known markets we can land. Bigger markets, after all, mean more prestige and better money. But there also can be tremendous value in writing for smaller markets—something a lot of writers tend to forget as they chase bigger fish.


don-vaughan-featuredThis guest post is by Don Vaughan. Vaughan is a North Carolina–based freelancewriter and founder of Triangle Area Freelancers. You can connect with him at donaldvaughan.net. This post is fromWriter’s Digest magazine.

Not me. Like many of my colleagues, I write regularly for larger markets such as Boys’ Life, Military Officer and CURE, all of which pay quite well. But I still accept assignments from smaller publications when…

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