Whilst some cultures accept transgender people as a completely normal part of society (with terms like the ‘third’ sex or ‘Fa’afafines’), we have a long way to go in the Western world.
Your story or press release needs to tick three different boxes:
Be relevant to the magazine (so the story covers a topic that is of interest to their readers);
Fit with the target demographic (for example, in most cases 23 year old women don’t want to read about 65 year old men). Also, which gender does the publication aim for?
Is not exactly the same as a recent story that has appeared in the publication (or within one of their competitor magazines).
Sell My Story: First Steps to Selling a Story to the Press. The very first step is deciding which story you are going to sell. I have found that nearly everyone has experienced something press-worthy in their lives – whether they recognise it or not. You may know exactly what story you want to sell, but for the majority of you that don’t, then read on ….I guarantee that you do.
Sell My Real Life Story and Earn Cash Hello - we're going to post a series of blogs that
Apart from our permanent team, we are working with many freelance writers who provide us with great stories from the comfort of their own home, and we are growing our large network of tipsters and spies! Just email us if you’d like to be involved, or you have anything that we’d be interested in.
From us all at Famous Features, thank you all for making this year an absolute belter for our ever expanding agency which, next year will see us taking over new premises, launching more websites and establishing ourselves as one of the UK’s leading agencies to sell your story.
Alex McGowan finishes her journalist training at Famous Features and heads to News of the World to start
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