Our New Magazine Article Writing Master Course is now available.
Multi-published author and freelance writing teacher, Janice Thompson, has created a detailed course which will help you to begin your writing career as a magazine article writer.
This course includes, TEN INDIVIDUAL LESSONS, each lesson includes:
A Video Teaching Presentation by Janice Thompson
An MP3 Audio file of the presentation
A PDF version of the audio file, so you can follow along with the video
PDF Bonus features
Lesson Topics Include:
The Life of a Magazine Freelancer -
In this fast-paced lesson, multi-published author Janice Thompson offers ten specific keys to bring you success as a freelance article writer. If you’re looking to one day earn your living as a full-time freelancer, you will find these especially helpful.
Touching the Reader Where He Lives (The Story Inside the Story) -
As freelance article writers, we need to be addressing real concerns for real people. In so many ways they are looking to us, through our articles, to offer answers to questions they have about life. And they’re hoping we’ll meet them at their point of need. In this lesson, article writers will learn how to do just that.
Article Types –
In this informative lesson, Janice Thompson offers freelancers a top ten list of article types, breaking down the components of each. No longer will you be limited to writing one type of article. With these article “types” under your belt, the world will be your oyster.
How To Write An Article (Components of a Successful Article) –
Wondering how to put together the perfect article, one an editor is sure to purchase? This lesson will offer you ten stepping-stones to help you build the strongest possible article, one you can be proud of. Think of these stones as stair-steps, moving you onward and upward toward your goal.
A Prescription (Formula) for Successful Article Writing -
Insiders recognize the truth: there really is a prescription for article writers. But what is that secret prescription? Where can it be found? It’s closer than you think. In this thought-provoking lesson, you will learn that you just have to think like a doctor in order to succeed as a magazine article freelancer.
Writing Personal Experience Pieces (The Power of Story) –
One article type is seen routinely in nearly every type of magazine. It’s written in first person, is chatty (or conversational) in style, is extremely engaging, and often anecdotal. It’s the personal experience piece. In this exciting lesson, you will learn how to tell your own story in an engaging and compelling way.
The Submission Process -
There is a huge market out there, and it’s time for you to get in the game. You want to be a savvy freelancer—one who earns top dollar—and the best way to do that (short of writing a great article) is to understand the submission process. This lesson will give you the tools to do just that.
Author – Editor Relationships -
Perhaps the idea of approaching an editor terrifies you. Even the thought of approaching an editor through email or snail mail makes you nervous. It’s time to rethink your concerns, writers. If you’re going to succeed as freelancers, you’ve got to jump this hurdle. This informative lesson will teach you how to develop and maintain a strong relationship with your magazine editor.
Turning Your Articles into Books -
The longer you’ve been in the business, the more articles you’ve sold, the easier it is to continue selling. And after you’ve established yourself as one who’s willing to go the distance, it’s time to begin looking at building your platform. Why? So that you can finally write that non-fiction book! This lesson will give you the tools you need to turn your article ideas into sellable books!
Tricks of the Trade –
In this fun lesson, author Janice Thompson reaches into her bag of tricks to help you succeed as an article writer. She offers writers “Ten Tricks of the Trade,” giving you an inside look at the industry. Tuck these away and pull them out as needed. May they bring you great success in your adventure as a freelancer!
And, of course, students will have FULL ACCESS to the MEMBERS ONLY DISCUSSION FORUM to ask questions and have them answered by Janice Thompson herself.