My Writing Week

As everyone who’s been on holiday knows, it seems to take forever to get back into work mode. So half-way through the week after a short break and I’m getting there – slowly.

 

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Here’s another publication to add to your possible markets to write for:

British newspaper, The Guardian, has a Saturday supplement, titled ‘The Family’. Inside, there are several opportunities for writers to send in pieces for specific slots. The paper pays a small sum if published.

The ‘Snapshot’ slot features a photograph of a family member. The writer then reveals the story behind the photograph. 

Under ‘Playlist’, the writer explains why a certain music track is his/her or a family member’s favourite.

 

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‘We love to eat’ is all about food and details the ingredients for a beloved family recipe. Information about how to make the dish is included here and what it is about it that’s so special.

 

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Most newspapers have letters pages and ‘The Guardian’ is no exception but in the Saturday supplement, they also have a filler slot for ‘A letter to…’. This is usually a letter from the heart and is often from the writer to a family member – a son, daughter, mum, dad etc.

The paper’s website has a section devoted to this supplement where examples of the slots can be found:

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/family

 

 

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