on Make a Living, Writing:
Magazine editors can seem so unapproachable. Am I right? You send them a query, and nothing.
But there’s one place where many editors seem to be easier to connect with: Twitter.
As someone who once got $6,000 of assignments from a tweet, I’ve always been a fan of trying editors on this platform.
If you call an editor, you know it’s going straight to voicemail, every time. Right?
On the other hand, asking a quick question on Twitter can be a useful workaround. Some magazine editors love Twitter, and turn out to be fairly approachable on there.
Interested to learn more? Let me give you my favorite question to tweet to an editor. I’ve also got a list of interesting magazine editors (online and traditional print) you might want to follow on Twitter: