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Pitch Me!

February 19, 2009

I’d like you all to meet Ms. Alisha N. Tillery.


Alisha’s a freelance writer from Memphis. She recently submitted a pitch to Essence. The pitch was turned down. Let’s see if we can help Alisha tighten up this pitch. Here’s what she submitted.


Pitch Me!

February 11, 2009

I’d like you all to meet Rosalyn. She’s an up-and-coming writer trying to break into national magazines.

Here’s Rosalyn. See her working so hard on her trusty Macbook, staring intently at the screen, surrounded by all her favorite magazines. Do you know what she’s doing?

She’s trying to write the perfect pitch.

If you’re trying to break into magazines, a good pitch is essential. And Rosalyn needs a bit of help.