on The Write Life:
Sometimes it seems like your emails to editors go into a black hole, never to be seen or heard from again.
When you do finally catch an editor’s ear, it’s so important to make the right moves to develop a good rapport.
Once you’ve worked with an editor a few times, it’s time to start developing that relationship.
I’m frequently on both sides of the editor-freelancer relationship. I’m a freelance writer, but I’m also the editor of a regional magazine where I work with freelance writers and other contributors.
Below are a few things to think about when working to cultivate the all-important freelancer-editor relationship.