Seek the Assignment, Not the Sale By Doug Schmidt

Excerpted from
How To Land High-Paying Writing Assignments: Insider Secrets to Getting Published – Over and Over Again

Imagine that you are an invisible observer at a planning meeting for a national publication. The editors, associates, and assistants are sitting around an oak conference table in comfortable chairs.

The room is brightly lit and someone brought donuts. Everybody is in a good mood. (Sorry, since you’re invisible, you can’t have the