Years ago, I freelanced. I searched out magazines and newspapers looking for editors who needed work from outside writers. You might say, I was eager for bylines. It was a good business tactic, and I was able to see over 200 of my non-fiction articles in print. But that was then. My situation is different today. I am older--not necessarily wiser--not as sure of myself, and not really eager for bylines. Back then, I wrote to help pay the bills. Today, I write because I love to write. Don't get me wrong. I get a kick out of seeing my articles published, and Guardian Angel Kids has been an absolutely wonderful avenue for my short non-fiction, kid related articles. I love that ezine! However, I need more.
So starting today, I am studying the Writer's Market for editors looking for new writers. I am making it my goal to send out at least one query or an article or a short story to a children's market every single week in the remaining months of 2015. Fingers are crossed. All I need is your encouragement. In the mean time, check out my latest article, Cloud Factory in the Sky (contrails), in GAK's April issue on clouds, and wish me luck.