Smaller markets are not as bad as a lot of people make them out to be.
The dream of every freelance writer is the “big get.” That is, writing for the largest, best-known markets we can land. Bigger markets, after all, mean more prestige and better money. But there also can be tremendous value in writing for smaller markets—something a lot of writers tend to forget as they chase bigger fish.
This guest post is by Don Vaughan. Vaughan is a North Carolina–based freelancewriter and founder of Triangle Area Freelancers. You can connect with him at donaldvaughan.net. This post is fromWriter’s Digest magazine.
Not me. Like many of my colleagues, I write regularly for larger markets such as Boys’ Life, Military Officer and CURE, all of which pay quite well. But I still accept assignments from smaller publications when…
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