You’ve carefully researched the market, polished your query letter, and sent it into cyberspace. Now comes the hard part: waiting. Fortunately, many writers find that a tactful, well-timed follow-up can significantly boost their chances of landing the assignment. Just ask Steph Auteri, a freelance writer, editor and career coach based in New Jersey, who says, …
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Men, I think, traditionally tend to write for men’s publications and women for women’s publications. It’s probably in our DNA. But what happens when a guy has the desire, the sensibility, and (one hopes) the skill to break out beyond his gender and into the massive (and potentially lucrative) world of women’s magazines? Basically, you …