I received the March 2011 issue of the Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly. This issue was filled with many articles relating in some way to the Civil War. It also included an article called Get Published in Magazines Tips for Getting Your Words in Print by Leslie Albrecht Huber.
Leslie discusses how she got her start writing for magazines and how she believes it helped her get her first book published, The Journey Takers. Her article includes tips on learning about the different types of magazines available; how to write a query; making sure you complete the assignment; and what to do after submission.
Submitting queries for magazines is something I have been considering and this article has made me add that to my list of things to absolutely do in the next month. We’ll see where it leads! Doesn’t hurt to give it a try.