Selling Your Writing to the Boating Magazines

(and other niche mags)
by Michael Robertson



Do you like to write? Have you long thought about seeing your words and pictures published in your favorite niche-market magazine? Can you imagine an editor sending you a check for your story? You can make this happen. It takes effort, but it’s not magic and it’s not beyond you. In this book Michael Robertson shares his knowledge and lessons learned from selling dozens of stories to boating magazines in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. Whether you aim to sell your writing to boating magazines or knitting magazines or yoga magazines, the information and anecdotes presented in this book will help you to see a clear path to realizing your own publishing ambitions.

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Highlights from pre-pub reviews:

“Should be required reading for anyone looking to break into freelance journalism”
Jen Brett, Senior Editor, Cruising World magazine

“Michael Robertson has done a great job composing a primer of practicalities for freelance writers. His clear advice is reinforced by having been widely published himself, allowing him to cite numerous useful examples from his own efforts.”
Tim Queeney, Editor, Ocean Navigator magazine

“From now on when I get queries from sailors wanting to know how to get started as writers for the sailing press, I’ll recommend this book. It’s not just the book editors have been waiting for. It’s the book long awaited by every sailor who hopes to make a buck while pursuing his sailing dream.”
Karen Larson, Editor, Good Old Boat magazine

“Concise, useful and encouraging for any aspiring magazine writer, not just those in the sailing field.”
Lin Pardey, Author of several books and more than 400 magazine articles

“If you’ve ever thought about sharing your passion by writing about what you love, you need this book. Michael Robertson has put together the ultimate toolkit for launching your freelancing dream.”
Beth A. Leonard, Freelancer, speaker, and author who supported herself for two decades writing from her boat

ISBN: 978-0-9971358-0-0 (PBK) Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-0-9971358-1-7 (eBook) Price: $9.99
LCCN: 2015921023

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