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Writing for Disabilities Magazines By John K. Borchardt

Writing for Disabilities Magazines By John K. Borchardt

I first decided to write articles for magazines targeting disabled readers and their families when reading about the high unemployment rate among people with major disabilities, even highly educated ones. I discovered that there was at least one magazine, Careers and the DisABLED, targeting these disabled readers by publishing articles on job-hunting and inspirational success stories. Later, I became frustrated in trying to sell travel articles in the highly competitive newspaper and travel magazine market. By taking the perspective of a mobility-impaired person on vacation, I was able to break into the travel market with an article in the magazine SPECIALIVING. This magazine targets mobility-impaired readers. …

How Not To Age Out Of Paying Markets As A Writer by Jeanine DeHoney

How Not To Age Out Of Paying Markets As A Writer by Jeanine DeHoney

Being 40+, 50, 60, 70 and beyond isn’t cause for a shrinking base of readers, nor paying writing markets. It just requires that we write and think edgier, and pitch and query editors and publishers with a fresher angle tinged with our wisdom and much honed skill, which is extra icing on the cake.…