Have you ever wished you had an idea stash?
A stash is something stored away, usually in a secret place, for future use. Imagine you have to write a story, so you dip into your magical stash and grab a few ideas. You need to write an article or query for a magazine with a fresh angle, so you sneak into your idea reserve and develop an outline from one of your many choices.
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You have the idea and you’ve found a magazine that you think matches. Great. If you’ve read this blog before, you know I encourage people. You might think I’d say email the editor and go for it. Not so fast. First you have some surveying to do. Don’t worry; you don’t have to buy new equipment. surveying involves:
1. A – To examine a condition, situation, or value: appraise B –
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