Pitching for Expats
How to write about your favorite topics, be published in prestigious magazines, and get paid for your writing
Facilitator: Olga Mecking
Thursday, September 14, 2017
3:30 PM EDT, 9:30 PM CEST
Can’t make the webinar live? All registrants also receive access to a 7 day replay.
About the Webinar
In this webinar, Olga will discuss:
- Finding ideas to write about
- Anatomy of a pitch (aka query letter)
- Finding editors’ email addresses
- How to read submission guidelines
- How to deal with editors’ reactions (rejection, silences, acceptances)
- How much should you be paid for your writing?
- Best resources for writers
About the Facilitator
Olga Mecking is a writer and translator. Originally from Poland, she has lived in Germany, Canada, and now the Netherlands where she lives with her German husband and three children. Olga is the author of the blog, The European Mama and her writing has appeared on the Washington Post, New York Magazine, The Atlantic CityLab, and others. Olga particularly enjoys writing about her expat experiences for mainstream publications, whether it’s national news sites, women’s magazines or travel publications. When not writing or thinking about writing, Olga can be found reading, drinking tea, and reading some more.
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