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anyone done this? how does one go about it? anything else you wanna tell me?
my music writing is pretty good.
to be, be an attractive early twenties middle class girl whose mother and/or father already write for the newspaper in question.
and vaguely gender-queer?
of the section rather than email as as they get hundreds of generic placement emails every week which never get read so you would need to have a ridiculously good CV to get ahead. Plus calling him/her shows you've got bollocks which is most editors wants in a writer (writing skills are secondary).
Also, I would have about 3 or 4 feature ideas at hand as you will need to show initiative and passion for what you do. The features should have some relevance to the paper/mag's demographic so it looks like you read the rag and know it's audience.