Community Calendar Event

Freelance Writing

Presented by: Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications

Think you have a great idea for a news story or magazine feature but can't figure out how to get it published? In this freelance workshop, writers will learn how to target publications that use freelance work regularly, how to approach editors successfully, how to structure writing pieces to meet the publication's needs and how to advance onto bigger and better publications. Balancing multiple assignments, determining how much to charge and ensuring you are paid will also be discussed. Writers will receive links to online resources used by full-time freelancers to find work and receive freelance dos and don'ts from a New Hampshire magazine editor.

Beth LaMontagne Hall is a former City Hall reporter for the New Hampshire Union Leader. She also worked as a full-time freelance writer for publications including Yankee Magazine; Politics Magazine in Washington, DC; The Associated Press; and the Portsmouth Herald.

Participant Quotes:

  • “I received solid, useable information about the freelance process. I now know how to start. Exciting!”
  • “Intimate, great advice.”
  • “Beth is awesome”
  • “The workshop covered unpublished writers' goals and helped dispel some fear and uncertainty of how to approach editors and get published.”
Date: Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Location: Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications

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