Tuesday, August 8, 12:00-1:00 p.m. ET
Free for WMG members, $15 for non-members
In a crowded marketplace, even seasoned writers get ghosted by editors. Estelle Erasmus will share some tenets for pitching editors. Topics include how to best structure the pitch for maximum impact and how to get and keep an editor's attention. Estelle will take questions on the pitching process and editor etiquette and share some helpful resources, whether you are a new freelancer or an established one.
This is a ✏️WMG Lunch & Learn✏️ event! WMG Lunch & Learns are part of a series of midday events designed to help you learn, grow, and connect in only 60 minutes.
All proceeds from this event support the Women's Media Group Educational Foundation.
About the speaker:
Estelle Erasmus is an award-winning journalist, writing coach, teacher for Writer's Digest, and adjunct instructor at New York University (where she was recently awarded the 2023 SPS Teaching Excellence Award). She is the former editor-in-chief of 5 national consumer women's magazines, with a total of over 10 million circulation. Her work has appeared in dozens of media outlets including The New York Times, The Washington Post, WIRED, Huffington Post Personal, Marie Claire and more. She has appeared on Good Morning America, Fox News with Ernie Anastos and has had her articles mentioned on The View. Estelle hosts the Freelance Writing Direct Podcast, available on iTunes, Spotify, and YouTube. Her book, Writing That Gets Noticed: How to Find Your Voice, Become a Better Storyteller, and Get Published, was published by New World Library in June 2023. Find her on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, Substack, and on her website.