Writing Tips for Bloggers From Magazine Land

In the whiz-bang world of the internet, is there anything to be learned about writing from reading magazines? Um, YES. Image: Lawrey / Shutterstock.com">Lawrey / Shutterstock.com ...more
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Pitchapalooza Webinar Winner Gets Intro to Agent or Publisher

Do you want to get successfully published? Find an agent? Attract an editor at a great independent publishing house? Or do it yourself? ...more

#BlogHer16 Voices of the Year Call for Submissions

It's one of our favorite days of the year here at BlogHer: Today, we officially open submissions for #BlogHer16 Voices of the Year, to be honored at the #BlogHer16 annual conference this August in Los Angeles! This year, it's our ninth annual VOTY ("voh-tee," as we like to call it)....more
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What They Mean When They Say Writers Should Read

One of the most common pieces of advice for a writer: Read a lot. Read widely. Many genres, many lengths, all the time. I remember when I first heard that, I wondered when I would have time to write ... but then I discovered that reading as a writer is different than reading for pleasure alone....more
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Get Outside Your Comfort Zone If Your Writing Is Stuck

Sometimes writer's block means you're in a rut, and all you need to do is shake things up a bit. Here are my top five tips for getting out of your comfort zone. Girl in Library via Shutterstock...more
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Do You Have Writer's Block? We're Here to Help.

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Introducing the New BlogHer.com!

Today I’m proud to share a new look and logo for BlogHer.com! The Website We've moved our Conferences right to the top, to make it easier for you to find. Here, as always, you'll be able to register for any of our upcoming events, access agendas, read about speakers and sponsors and book your hotel rooms. We've organized the rest of the content into a cleaner and easier-to-use navigation: ...more
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How to Time Your Online Pitch & Make Editors Love You

If this is the year you set a goal to be published in more places online, the first thing you need to think about is timing. ...more
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How to Approach a Magazine Editor

Do you dream of seeing your byline in the glossy pages of a magazine? While to some extent the tenets of pitching are universal, due to the nature of column inches and printing costs, magazines do have slightly different priorities. After writing for parenting and wedding magazines for several years, here are my top 10 tips for pitching magazine editors....more
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The Pitching & Querying Advice You Want

There are few things in writing as terrifying and humbling as pitching and querying. Doing these things feels like asking someone out on a date, but they don't have to. In February, we'll be talking about how to master these skills and get the feedback you need to put your best email forward when the time comes....more
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