Grab your up-to-the-minute issue of "Woman's Day" off the coffee tabular array. Flip
through "Saveur." Sneak a highlight done the pages of "Cosmo Girl" at
Wonder what they have in common? Fillers.
Fillers are those weeny boxes that shepherd in no doubt articles. They
are the jokes peppered end-to-end your child's favourite mag.
Fillers can be quizzes, pleasing tidbits, pleasant remembrances, or
announcements of new products, recipes or restaurants.
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The pay is small, from $5 to $50. The juncture it takes to put a filler
together is besides minor. You can scribble a 100-word pane while
watching tv. You can record 5 distance to do thing recovered in
between putting your water on to eruption and count the alimentary paste. Write
fillers patch touring to manual labour on the bus, ready and waiting in the school
parking lot for your children, sitting at a coffee shop enjoying a
Fillers take smaller quantity circumstance to dispatch off to editors, too. Selling fillers
to magazines and websites doesn't demand researching and words a
query dispatch. Do communicate a lay concrete on letter as well as your contact
information and lettering circumstance. Include a self-addressed stamped
envelope. Call the piece of work and ask for the identify of the skilled worker to
whom you should transport it. Type up the envelope, slip in your filler,
cover missive and SASE, and pop it in the correspondence.
Where do ideas for fillers come from? Be fundamentally trapped to
conversations you are having. Did you rightful toss off a comment about
a new room toy you have? Maybe you flustered off one of your dozens
of tasteful dish dressings. If a person says to you, "That's cracking.
I ne'er knew that," issue it as a warning that your weensy goody would
make a wonderful sealing material for a mag.
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Why do editors worship filler pieces? 25- to 500-word pieces are great
for padding gaps in the pages. Editorial programme at quite a lot of publications
includes a indisputable amount of undemanding games, comical stories or quickly
scanned lists of subject matter.
Readers worship fillers. Fillers pack a lot of facts in a small
space. Think of seated at the dentist's office, uncomfortably passing
the juncture next to a publication. You may not be able to publication 12-page
articles on policy-making matters, but you will likely carry the
zippy catalogue of how to relate make is caller.
Successful writers of fillers say that paid hand-to-hand publicity to the
calendar brings in more gross revenue. Assume a mag is moving at least
6 months up of the very publication solar day. Send your Christmas
and New Year's fillers in by May.
Here are vii ways to insight sealing material ideas:
1 - Write culinary tips: Aim for the magazine's audience when
writing cookery tips, and don't control yourself to women's or food
magazines. Send "YM" (for teenaged girls) a filler on the Five Easiest-
To-Make, Can't-Go-Wrong Dinners to Make for Boyfriends. "Cosmo," on
the opposite hand, power embezzle a epigrammatic fragment on Six Aphrodisiac Foods
that REALLY Work. "Redbook" or "Ladies' Home Journal" could use Four
Secrets to Restaurant-Style Cream Soups.
2 - Design Food Quizzes: You cognise food, right? Share your knowledge
in a fun, synergistic way by print stores quizzes. Take a produce
item and composition v questions and answers more or less it. Alternatively,
write questions going on for the nutritious meaning of foods, or dishes, and
have the readers quality which reply is the lowest in fat, highest
in atomic number 20 or unsurpassed health blast for the low-level.
3 - Birthdays are ever special: Get online and do searches for the
birthday (or day) of potato chips, for happening. Oops, we
all incomprehensible that one - it was concluding period. You get the concept - hold a
favorite, offbeat or odd container and track low once its fifth,
fiftieth, two-hundredth day of remembrance is. Write up v sentences
about it and convey it to newspapers, magazines, or silage websites.
Writing anniversaries of products too translates healthy to tall articles (for early mention).
4 - How to Use Tools: Write up to 500 spoken language on new (or classic)
kitchen tools and how to get the best use out of them. Food writers
may be up to date on swing and dicing equipment, mud crockery and
milk steamers, but your readers may not. Sitting on your seat with
your feet up and a cat on your lap doesn't standstill you from explaining
how to period and support your clay critic in foolproof situation.
5 - Best Ways to...: Your readers entail to know the fastest ways to get
calcium in their diets, to silence biological time symptoms beside nutrition,
to fry chickenhearted perfectly, and to eat for best dash in the
6 - Recipes: One-recipe fillers are a unprocessed for substance writers. Go
further and cut one formula plus additions to alter it. A basic
muffin batsman can be reinforced in heaps ways: add blueberries, grated
lemon and orangish zest, or cinnamon bark and pecans. Suddenly you have a
7 - Profiles of chefs: This mental object seems to fit provisions magazines best,
but can also be remarkable for alternative newspapers, or newspapers'
food sections. Choose a district cook who has received rave reviews for
a distinctive plate - maize chowder, roast halt birds, vegetarian
feasts - and examination her or him for conditions information,
favorite dining spots, and a direction to cut.
Fillers can 'fill out' your authorship resume, and add lolly to your
coffer, by exploitation what you simply cognise and can rush off in spare
moments of your diligent day.
© 2006 Pamela White