If you love reading magazines, you’d probably love to write for them. Whether it’s a reader’s letter, an article or a short story that you have in mind, taking that first step is always the hardest. Confidence can evaporate just the minute you’ve sat down at your computer! This practical and inspirational guide can increase that confidence, and pave the way for you to make your entrance into magazines. Professional insider advice guides you step-by-step through the pathway to publication. There are suggestions on magazine slots that could be right for you, with all you need to know on the essential magazine market research as well as tips on finding ideas, crafting and finishing your work, and boldly submitting it. You’ll learn how to market yourself, as well as pick up strategies for coping with rejection. A directory of helpful resources and books is also included, and a section on writing for the Web. This guide is invaluable and can be beside you every step of the way into print – encouraging you to get started, to submit, and to succeed.