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Bonus content, videos and links from Writing Magazine June

Find out more about star interview subject Hallie Rubenhold in our extended interview, and listen to an extract of The French Lesson. Listen to audiobook extracts of Marina Lewycka’s A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian, Annabel Kantaria’s The Disappearance, or Martin Edwards’ The Dungeon House, courtesy of Audible. Read James McCreet’s suggested rewrite of…

How to get a book deal

Matthew Smith, MD of Urbane Publications, has had more than 25 years’ experience in the publishing industry. Here, he offers some down-to-earth advice for writers hoping to net a deal. • Just because you’ve written it, it doesn’t mean it’ll be read – not even by your friends and family. Be prepared for that! •…

How to write and pitch a successful article outline

Pitch article outlines and ideas to magazine editors successfully with outstanding advice for freelance writers from the archives of Writing Magazine – with a helpful example of the query that led to this article being commissioned.   Increasingly, magazines are asking for a pre-submission outline before considering a possible feature article. Outlines can be a…