The key to breaking into big magazines is to write small articles.

By Mark Andrews

Great Escape Publishing. 04/08/2015

How to use short “front of book” pieces to break into larger magazines as seen in The Right Way to Travel e-newsletter.

A look at the August edition of Hemispheres magazine, the inflight magazine of United Airlines, reveals a grand total of two feature travel stories and nine short articles. It’s no surprise then that you’re going to have a far better chance getting in with a small piece. And that’s how most of these large magazines work.

What should you write about? With around 250-500 words to play with, you’re not going to be able to write everything about a destination. You’ll have to break it down to focus on something smaller like a single experience or attraction.

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Mark Andrews has written about everything from Japanese houses to heli hikes on New Zealand glaciers, test drives of Chinese cars to bar and restaurant reviews. He currently specialises in travel articles and reviews of Chinese cars plus articles about the Chinese auto industry.

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