Are you a freelance writer sick of using all your brainpower figuring out where to pitch stories? I mean, there’s not enough coffee in the world to keep us going at this rate…

I wish we could magically have our stories appear on all the pages of all the markets. But that’s not the way it works. We have to pitch first, and well, and often. There’s nothing we can do about that.

What we can do? Pitch smarter. And that’s where this site comes in. 

Whether you have a shiny new piece — or one that’s made that’s already made the rounds of rejections — Where to Pitch can help you:

  • Decide where to pitch your freelance writing
  • Find alternative outlets that might give your story a home
  • Get inspired to write about new topics and for new markets

I’m also really proud of the (small-but-awesome) community I’ve built with the Where to Pitch newsletter. If you want to receive freelance writing tips and resources in your inbox each month, please sign up!

Questions? Critiques? Unadulterated praise? I’d love to hear it. Just click here to contact me.

To good writing, always,

Susan Shain

PS. I am working hard to improve this site, and continue making it ever more valuable for freelance writers. If you’d like to support the mission, please sign up for the newsletter, spread the word about WTP, and maybe even do your Amazon shopping through the affiliate links on the resources page. Thank you!

PPS. This site’s color scheme is a tribute to my grandpa, whose favorite joke to his writer granddaughter was: “What’s black, white, and red [read] all over? A newspaper!”

“Ask any writer and she’ll probably tell you: pitching is THE. WORST. And one of the reasons is because it’s so hard to figure out where the heck to start. Where to Pitch takes that particular piece of footwork out of the equation, so you have more time to spend on the important stuff: actually writing.” Jamie Cattanach

Freelance Writer

“Opening the Where to Pitch newsletter is like getting coffee with an experienced friend who knows the industry and is always ready to encourage me. Susan’s humor, tips, honesty, and advice make every edition valuable. If you’re a writer, and especially if you’re a freelancer, you need it in your inbox.” Laura Bosco

Freelance Copywriter

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