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Start Freelance Writing NOW! How to Write a Pitch that Gets Picked Up and Jumpstart Your Career

Rachel Khona, Writer and Small Business Owner

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6 Videos (36m)
    • Introduction

    • How to find a story

    • How to find Places to Submit

    • How to Craft a Pitch

    • Tips and resources

    • Closing


About This Class

Want to start freelancing but don’t know where to start? This class is for you. You don’t need connections or a massive amount of clips to get published. What you do need is an eye for unique angles, a passion for writing, and a little bit of chutzpah. In this class you’ll learn how to start writing for magazines, websites, and blogs.

I didn't major in English. Or journalism. Prior to my writing career, I had never written an article in my life short of academic papers and the school newspaper. Now I can say I've written for The New York Times, Washington Post, Playboy, and Marie Claire among many others. Follow my simple tips and you can too!

We will cover the basics of freelancing including:

  • Coming up with ideas
  • Researching markets
  • Communicating with editors
  • How to structure your pitch

I’ll pepper the classes with stories of what worked for me. You'll gain an understanding on how the editorial process works and how to land your first assignment! 

If you would like personal help on a project please contact me on my website. Rates apply.

If you want to connect on Instagram my handles are @rachelkhona and @crimsonandclover_studio

5 of 5 students recommendSee All

I'm a published author with hundreds of magazine article credits and several books, and I learned something in this class. The information on Gmail add ons, alone, is worthwhile.
Alan H. Jordan

Writing & Instruction that Entertains & Empowers

Great tips...thanks!
Youshaa Motan ☯

Founder - The Digital Branding School

wow, this gets your blood flowing.
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Rachel Khona

Writer and Small Business Owner

I've written for The New York Times, Washington Post, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Maxim, and Playboy among many others. I've also done copywriting work for various clients including Nine West and Kenneth Cole. Check out my work at and I also own a gift business,

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