A: First thing you’ll want to do is send a query letter to the editors of the paper by e-mail or mail—whichever form of communication the publication prefers, as stated in its submission guidelines. You can generally find specific guidelines for this on any magazine’s (or newspaper’s) website. Suggest that your two travel articles belong together, much like Rocky and Bullwinkle, and explain how they complement each other. This route gives you a better chance at selling your ideas.
Brian A. Klems is the online managing editor of Writer’s Digest magazine.
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