You can get your byline in the local newspaper–all you must do is hunt down a great story. Impossible? Hardly. Follow this editor (and freelancer) as he shows you how to “track and trap the wild story.”
When I got a job at TPC Magazine in North Berwick, Maine, it was time for me to start breathing life into our fatigued feature pages–and I had no idea how I was going to do it.
So I worked out a system, saving my skin and increasing the circulation of the Sunday paper. And in the process I bought hundreds of stories from dozens of freelancers. Later, my system helped me become a successful freelancer, with sales to newspapers such as the Telegram & Gazette in Worcester, Massachusetts (one of the largest dailies in New England), and the Providence Journal-Bulletin’s Sunday insert, The Rhode Islander Magazine.
The same system will help you make sales to daily and …