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Counting Words With Your Phone Is A Snap!

How to calculate the right word count when pitching to a print publication article

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As a freelance writer, I’m regularly pitching ideas to editors of print publications. When I do this, I make sure the idea I’m pitching is relevant to the editor’s readers, and I also try to pitch my idea to a specific slot within the publication. Not only…




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Simon Whaley

Simon Whaley

Bestselling author, writer and photographer. UK travel writer. Lives in the glorious Welsh Borders. contact@simonwhaley.co.uk

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