056: 8 Must-Know Facts About Magazine Nonfiction

8 Must-Know Facts About Magazine Nonfiction

What You Need to Know Before You Submit Your Next Article

June 16, 2017

 

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WHAT MAGAZINE EDITORS WANT

1. Magazines are often picky about their nonfiction magazine sources. Although few prohibit using Internet sources, they should never be your only–or even your main sources. And never, ever use Wikipedia as a source.

2. One good thing websites are good for is pointing you toward primary sources that you can contact by email for specific information pertaining to your subject. Often you can find the email addresses of professors at major universities, curators at museums, and other experts from the websites to which they contribute.

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